Cornell College
  • 01-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • $48,000 - $53,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

full benefits package


Applications are being accepted for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Admission/Chicago Regional Representative. This position represents the College in providing admission counseling and the sharing of College information to prospective students and parents. This position meets their annual student enrollment target in assigned territories; represents the College as the primary contact in assigned countries or states at college fairs, events, school visits, and other venues as appropriate; conducts student interviews on and off-campus, visits high schools, makes group presentations about the college; analyzes, reviews, and makes recommendations on student admission and scholarship applications; organizes and coordinates alumni support teams in assigned market areas; participates in the planning and execution of on and off-campus events.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required, preferably from a private liberal arts college. One to three years of experience in a professional position in which the candidate was required to represent an organization to external customers.

Preferred Skills

One to three years of experience working for an educational institution recruiting students is preferred. Ability to enthusiastically promote the value of a Cornell College liberal arts education to students, their families, and persons and organizations of influence. Communication, organizational, computer skills, and knowledge of private higher education. Ability to communicate effectively, interact professionally, maintain confidentiality in a variety of situations (in person and on the telephone). Must have valid Driver's License and be insurable to drive to and from high schools and college programs. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently. Outgoing personality who thrives in working with others. Ability to work under pressure, to prioritize work, and to meet deadlines.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.


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