Admission Representative / Assistant Director of Admission
Mount Vernon, IA
Applications are being accepted for the position of admission representative or assistant director of admission. This is a full-time position providing counseling and sharing of College information to prospective students and parents. This position conducts student interviews on and off-campus, visits high schools, makes group presentations about the College, and attends college fairs; develops a recruitment plan with a focus on diversity recruitment; analyzes, reviews, and makes recommendations on student admission and scholarship applications; organizes and coordinates alumni support teams in assigned market areas; reviews and analyzes data for planning purposes and participates in the development of the College's marketing and recruitment plan; participates in the planning and execution of on and off-campus events; joins and participates in regional admission and school counselor associations to build solid working relationships in assigned territory; participates as a team member in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and admission of students in a goal-oriented setting.
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, aU.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably from a private liberal arts college. Work experience in a related field is preferred but not required. Foreign language skills, specifically Spanish, preferred but not required. Title will be commensurate with professional experience in the field of college admission. The college seeks candidates who would be committed to supporting a creative, dynamic, and diverse workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our students and fellow colleagues. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable.
The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system. https://cornellcollege.applicantpro.com/jobs/555626.html
Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.