The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Position functions as an essential member of the admissions office responsible for managing a recruitment territory, co-leading or supporting one or more projects, representing the college on and off-campus and through virtual programming, reviewing applications and making recommendations to the admissions committee, and conducting interviews, information session, presentation, workshops, etc.
· Manage a regional recruitment territory from student inquiry to matriculation including building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders which could include, but would not be limited to, prospective students and their families, college counselors and independent counselors, community-based organizations, and admissions volunteers
· Represent the college on and off-campus and virtually at high school visits, college fairs, receptions, and other enrollment-related events
· Review applications and recommend admission and merit scholarship decisions to the appropriate committee
· Assist with the coordination of one or more enrollment-related projects which could include, but would not be limited to, events and programming, support for athletic recruitment, data analysis and research, and/or yield-related projects
Conduct evaluative admissions interviews and present admissions information sessions.
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.