Assistant Dean of Admission
Hamilton College, a highly selective liberal arts college located in the scenic village of Clinton, NY, is seeking a results-oriented admissions professional who wants to be part of a highly effective team. Hamilton’s Admission Office staff is characterized by an unusual degree of teamwork and camaraderie, a high level of energy and commitment, exceptional communication skills, and creative problem-solving abilities. This is a full-time, benefited position available to start as soon as possible.
Responsibilities include: review of applications and selection of candidates for admission; interviewing prospective students; conducting group information sessions and other presentations; managing relationships with secondary school counselors and corresponding recruitment territories; traveling to secondary schools, college fairs and other off-campus programs when possible; and coordinating Admission Office projects that will be assigned based on the successful candidate’s strengths and experience as well as the office’s needs.
Candidates should possess a strong customer-service focus, excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational and analytical abilities, the ability to work independently and in teams, a willingness to consider and respect others’ viewpoints, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion, both in the workplace and in the college community we seek to build. Applicants must have a current driver’s license, and be willing to travel three to six weeks per year and work some weekends. Entry-level candidates as well those with admission experience will be considered. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience.