Assistant Director of Admission, Chicago Regional Admission Representative

Applications are being accepted for the position of assistant director of admission for the Chicago regional territory. This position represents the College in providing admission counseling and the sharing of College information to prospective students and parents. Will manage a recruitment territory, conduct student interviews on and off-campus, visit high schools, make group presentations about the College, and attend college fairs. Additionally, will analyze, review, and make recommendations on student admission and scholarship applications, organize and coordinate alumni support teams, review and analyze data for planning purposes and participate in the development of the College’s marketing and recruitment plan. The assistant director of admission reports to the director of admission and will be expected to reside in the Chicago, IL area. 

Cornell College: Cornell College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 1,200 students distinguished by its One Course At A Time (OCAAT) curriculum. OCAAT offers unparalleled academic rigor and focus, flexibility for experiential study, and highly personalized mentoring—attracting a diverse student body that is intellectually curious, academically motivated, adventurous, and passionate. Cornell is one of 40 colleges featured in Colleges That Change Lives, was identified by The New York Times as one of 20 "stealth powerhouse" colleges, and is one of only 270 colleges in the United States to host an active chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell was the first campus named entirely to the National Historic Register. It is located in the picturesque town of Mount Vernon, Iowa– a town distinguished by its vibrant local art scene and recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns.”

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, preferably from a private liberal arts college. Work experience in a related field is preferred but not required. Title will be commensurate with professional experience in the field of college admission. Have ability to enthusiastically promote the value of a Cornell College liberal arts education to students, their families, and persons and organizations of influence. Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable to drive to and from high schools and college programs.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to:

Cornell College

Attn: Human Resources

600 First Street SW

Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act.  Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.