Associate Director of Admission

Associate Director of Admission

Williams College Office of Admission


The College is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Associate Director of Admission. This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment. The Associate Director is a senior member of a 19-person admission team and will be responsible for performing a broad range of strategic duties, including: partnering with the college’s central communications office and admission colleagues to manage all aspects of the Office of Admission’s communication strategy; leading admission colleagues in the development of a strategic plan for the recruitment, selection, and yield of transfer applicants and U.S. military veterans; and providing oversight for other special projects and initiatives. The Associate Director of Admission works closely with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid and the Director of Admission and has responsibility for the training and mentoring of junior admission officers.


Additionally, the Associate Director of Admission participates in all aspects of the general admission process, including meeting with prospective students and their families; leading public presentations; recruitment travel; reviewing and evaluating applications for admission; and serving as a full-voting member of the selection committee.


Familiarity with the nature and aims of a selective liberal arts college, a bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of four years of experience in a higher education, secondary school or other relevant educational setting are required. Experience with recruitment and selection in highly-selective college admissions is strongly preferred. Strong organizational skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills, proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, a willingness to work extended and weekend hours during peak periods, and an enthusiasm for interacting with students and families from a wide range of backgrounds are essential. A valid driver’s license is required.


Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Job Group 2-D.


Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.


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Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff, and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.


Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.