Hanover College
  • - Admission & Financial Aid
  • IN, USA
  • Full Time

Primary Function: The Assistant Director of Admission is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment efforts in their assigned territory. The admission officer will participate in all major on-campus recruitment events (i.e. open houses, scholarship programs, etc.). Auxiliary responsibilities will also be assigned based on the candidate's strengths and needs of the office.

Administrative Responsibilities: 

  • Proactively recruit and assist prospective high school students (via e-mail, phone, virtual information sessions, walk-ins, scheduled appointments, and/or recruiting events).
  • Follow up with inquiries, applicants, admits and deposits to provide continuous communication, support, and direction.
  • Planning and execution of travel and office-wide recruitment efforts to assigned geographic territories. The expected timeframe for travel is up to 6-8 weeks in the fall and 2-3 weeks in the spring.
  • Represent the institution at college fairs, community-based organizations, and high schools; communicate with prospective students, parents, and high school counselors to facilitate recruitment efforts.
  • Participate in visitor experience by conducting individual interviews, group presentations and information sessions.  This would include in-office meetings and on/off campus events held during normal business hours, some evenings, and weekends.
  • Application Management: Read and evaluate admission applications for geographic territories. Assist in holistic application review; assist in follow-up for application completion.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of financial aid programs and policies in order to communicate with students/parents and assist in the yield process.
  • Represent the Office of Admission with campus constituents including but not limited to: Athletics, Faculty, Alumni, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  


 Financial Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for appropriate use of college credit card during travel and accurate expense reporting using Certify.

 Other Responsibilities: 

  • Promote a positive image of Hanover College and represent the College in accordance with the College's mission, principles, and strategic plan.
  • Support and is an advocate for the College's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, goals, and mission.
  • Perform/complete other projects and tasks assigned by (supervisor).


Education, Certifications, Training, Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Previous admission experience preferred

Skills, Competencies, Abilities

  • Knowledge of Slate or other CRM systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced work environment
  • Valid driver's license, excellent driving skills and comfortable in various driving conditions/environments

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Able to make decisions and respond to challenges quickly and with ease
  • Professional appearance and dress
  • Demonstrate professionalism and complete confidentiality when counseling students and/or parents
  • Possess initiative, enthusiasm, and punctuality
  • Ability to be organized and flexible with time and tasks
  • Must be committed to team participation and success
  • Able to sit/stand/walk for extended periods
  • Able to work in a stressful and time sensitive environment
  • Able to multitask and pay close attention to detail

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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