Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission. The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre College, a four-year private institution that both U.S. News & World Report and Forbes continuously rank among the nation’s top 50 liberal arts colleges, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admission.
The Assistant Director of Admission is responsible for counseling and assisting prospective students and their families in the admission process, managing several geographic territories to meet recruitment goals, and managing important administrative projects in support of the goals of the office. This individual reports to the Associate Dean & Director of Admission.
Essential Job Functions:
Marginal Job Functions:
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and two to three years relevant experience required. Experience working with students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in higher education required.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication, and organizational skills are required. Basic computer skills needed to utilize admission specific software, spreadsheets and calendars. Spanish fluency is desirable. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team is important. Empathy and humor are crucial. Valid driver’s license is required.
Limited pushing and lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs.
Must be able to travel to assigned geographic territory.
Bachelor's degree with two to three years relevant experience required.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Associate Dean & Director of Admission
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, Some weekends and evenings as necessary..
Relocation is negotiable and travel is required frequently
Number of Openings for this position: 1