Position Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Director of Admission

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the director of admission, the assistant/associate director of admission will provide leadership, mentoring, support and training to other members of the recruitment team. This individual also will manage a regional territory and oversee additional initiatives, including management of staff, the visitor experience, athletic recruitment, transfer admission, and/or international student recruitment. If necessitated by isolation and social distancing related to a pandemic, the person holding this role must be able to transition to effective virtual delivery of presentations, one-on-one counseling, and special events. The assistant/associate director will serve as a key member of the enrollment management team to help foster dialogue and communication between the recruitment, enrollment marketing, operations and event divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following list of duties is meant to be representative of the work performed in this position. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities.

  • Oversee one or more specialized recruitment initiatives (athletic, international, and/or transfer recruitment, and/or the visitor experience)
  • Develop and provide training to admission counselors in effective territory management and other recruitment activities
  • Plan and execute travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events in an assigned regional territory
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and make appropriate decisions
  • Collaborate with director of admission to develop to coordinate smart, creative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies to stabilize existing markets and grow new markets
  • Collect and utilize data to measure impact and engagement recruitment strategies
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff trainings, team building activities, on-campus programing, and professional committees


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • Three years of progressive experience in a fast-past environment, preferably college admission
  • Must have superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills, and a proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of admission software (prior experience with Slate CRM is preferred)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and an understanding of the importance of using data to make decisions
  • Strong work ethic and creative initiative
  • Adept at following and adapting to ever-changing procedures and processes
  • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include travel with weekend and evening hours
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

To Apply

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.