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Admissions Associate

Employer
Montserrat College of Art
Location
Beverly, MA
Closing date
Apr 20, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Admissions Associate

Reports to: Director of Admissions

Status: Temporary (Six-month term); Full-time, Exempt. M-F in person

This position is only open to Montserrat College of Art graduates from 2023 and 2024

The Admissions Associate is responsible for a wide range of activities related to recruitment and enrollment of new undergraduate and pre-college program students. This position serves as a first point of contact for prospective students and their families, providing information and guidance on the admissions process, financial aid, academic program and curriculum, student services programs, and the general educational, residential, and extra-curricular environment at the College. The Admissions Associate travels extensively in the Fall; conducts presentations, reviews portfolios, provides data entry, tracks, completes, and reviews applications in support of

the enrollment goals of the College. This position works collaboratively with the entire

admissions staff to provide strategic and operational direction around territory and

inquiry management and to meet and exceed the College's enrollment goals.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:

June-July: Summer Pre College Academic Coordination

This position is responsible, with guidance from the Dean of Academic Affairs, for coordinating the faculty, schedule, classroom, and other learning experiences of the academic portion of this program.

Summary of Job:
  • Art Supplies Order and Inventory
  • Hiring and Scheduling Life Models
  • Overseeing classroom and Supplies preparation
  • Collecting Student Information
  • Introductory Meeting for Faculty and Staff
  • Faculty Support During Class Time
  • Collecting Syllabus
  • Creating Signage
  • Creating Rubrics and Support Materials for Classes
  • Grades Input
  • Mailings
  • Other duties as assigned

August-December: Seasonal Recruiter
  • Serves as a primary contact for high school art teachers, guidance counselors, prospective students and their families relative to their interest in the College.
  • Represent the College at a variety of on-and off-campus events as well as virtual events including college fairs, portfolio days, school visits and on-campus admission events.
  • Prepares and presents digital slideshow lectures to high school and community college art departments to introduce the College to prospective students and further strengthen art educator relationships.
  • Extensive local, regional, national, and potential international travel (surface and air) is required including weekends and evenings, particularly during the fall recruiting season.
  • Develops and maintains assigned recruitment territories and itineraries.
  • Maintains communication of travel schedule with admissions office.
  • Maintains thorough record keeping and reporting of activities and expenses relating to the recruitment.
  • Runs and utilizes basic database reports for management of recruitment pool.
  • Assists the Director of Admissions with other projects as needed.

Education
  • Montserrat College of Art graduates from 2023 and 2024

Skills
  • Prior admissions or art instruction experience is considered a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills are essential in this highly visible position.
  • Comfortable with public speaking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to quality teamwork.
  • Comfortable traveling alone.
  • Requires some lifting of heavy materials (50lb boxes).
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, clean driving record and reliable source of transportation.
  • Must be able to work additional hours including weekends and evenings.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of interest and current resume to the Human Resources department at Montserrat College of Art, [email protected], with the subject line "Admissions Associate"

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All members of the community are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption in place for medical or religious reasons. For more information regarding the College's vaccine requirements please refer to our webpage https://www.montserrat.edu/covid-19-vaccine-policy.

Montserrat College of Art does not offer visa sponsorship.

Montserrat College of Art is committed to creating an environment of talented and diverse faculty and staff members. Montserrat is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to diversify its workforce as a key initiative in our strategic plan. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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