Assistant Director of Admissions

Posted:  August 2022

Assistant Director of Admissions

The Assistant Director of Admissions must have at least 3 -5 years of experience in college/university admissions or closely related role, and will be responsible for overseeing specific essential populations that require a higher level of leadership and independence.  In addition, this position will recruit undergraduate students to the institution, by representing the university at various off-campus events, application/prospect management, conducting interviews, and coordinating special recruitment programs and events.

Employees must understand the mission of Catholic Higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University. 


  • Articulate the university’s admissions process, programs and mission to prospective students and their families.
  • Manage assigned travel territory and meet assigned enrollment goals.
  • Evaluate and manage all applicants assigned by territory/major.  This includes but is not exclusive to meetings, interviews, phone calls, e-mails and text messages in an effort to make the admissions process as smooth as possible for all students.  Timely review and assessment for all applications assigned is required. 
  • Assist with the planning of recruitment events sponsored by the Undergraduate Admissions Office which may include both on and off campus programs.
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport and relationship with counselors and teachers in the assigned schools including community colleges.
  • Oversee essential populations/responsibilities that require a level of leadership and independence
  • Mentor and assist with training and development of admissions counselors.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in higher education or related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in admissions or closely related area

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow university policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the campus community.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, goal driven work environment. 
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite applications 
  • Experience with CRM software is preferred

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, submit resume and cover letter to