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Assistant Director of Admissions

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Greensboro College - Greensboro, NC
Full Time




The Assistant Director of Admissions represents the College both on and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. This position is the primary organizer of events including open houses, accepted student days, daily student visits and more.

The goals of the office are to identify those students most likely to be successful and graduate from Greensboro College, to enroll and retain students through graduation, and to assist students and parents through the admissions process.




  • Manage the Campus Visit and Event program for the Admission Office.
  • Recruit and enroll a targeted goal of new students.
  • Implement an effective recruiting and enrollment plan for assigned territory.
  • Provide innovative ways of communicating with high schools (and/or community/technical colleges) and guidance personnel as part of the team implementation of the communication flow.
  • Advise and counsel prospective student and families on the College’s processes and eligibility requirements for admission.
  • Conduct group information sessions, tours and represent the college during special programs, events and campus visits.
  • Maintain knowledge of current financial aid policies and procedures for Federal, State and Institutional aid including an understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Travel required. Some evenings and weekends required.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree in student counseling, communications, education, business or public relations, Marketing, or other related fields.
  • Minimum three years of experience in a college/university admission office
  • Proven ability of detail orientation and superb organizational skills.
  • Experience and ability to operate independently, exercising independent judgment and discretion and with little or no guidance, and to be able to make decisions on behalf of the Admissions Office and the College that are appropriate, timely, and defensible.
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment and software such as Google Docs and Sheets, Excel and Microsoft 365.
  • Good knowledge of a student-centered/customer service-oriented philosophy is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, and writing skills.
  • Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license.



  • Experience with SLATE strongly preferred
  • Campus Visit and Event supervisory experience in a college setting
  • Sense of humor
  • Effective, empathetic, and engaging communicator
  • Ability to work independently with a clear understanding of priorities, deadlines and the overall goals of the College
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
  • Good research skills and attention to detail