Human Resources

Admissions Representative/Assistant Director of Admissions

Alma College is seeking an admissions professional to work on the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive student recruitment plans and serve as a resource for the campus.  Salary and title are dependent upon experience and qualifications.  This position reports to the Senior Director of Admissions and coordinates recruitment activities and programming for a specified territory.  

Duties include:  Interview and counsel future students and their parents on college admission requirements and the overall college selection process.  Represent and promote the college to external constituencies and participate in on and off campus Admissions activities, including a specific recruitment territory.   Provide oversight and direction for a specialized admission area and/or program.  Work will also include targeted communication, telecounseling, and participation in admission campus events.  

This position requires night and weekend work and significant travel throughout the year. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Strong communication skills (interpersonal and written)
  3. Ability to connect and build relationships with prospective students and families
  4. A valid driver’s license and good driving record
  5. Self-motivated and goal oriented
  6. Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
  7. Positive attitude 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. A minimum of one year of admissions or other professional experience 

Interested candidates should submit a completed Alma College application, letter of interest, a current résumé, and the name, address, e-mail, and phone number of three professional references to  ac-hr@alma.edu

For an Alma College application, please go to: https://www.alma.edu/live/files/3085-application-for-employment

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, preference will be given to applicants who apply by July 12, 2019. 

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders.  Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction.  Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. 

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Story published on June 20, 2019