Senior Assistant Director of Admission

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Admissions
Division: Enrollment Management

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Position Summary:

The Rollins College Admission Office is seeking a Senior Assistant Director with a positive, can-do attitude, and is a strong relationship builder, to join their team! Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Admission, the Senior Assistant Director aids in all aspects of the admission process from initial recruitment of prospective students to the review and assessment of applications. In addition to conducting large and small group information sessions on the Rollins campus, counselors travel to meet with students, parents, and guidance counselors. Counselors participate in the admission selection process and host on campus events for prospective and accepted students. The Senior Assistant Director will also be responsible for and have oversight over at least one major component of the recruitment plan, and this role will also supervise admission staff and/or student ambassadors.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Traveling to designated domestic territories for up to a period of six weeks, to recruit prospective students through college fairs and high school visits as well as build relationships with guidance counselors.
  • Conducting large and small group information sessions for prospective students and parents.
  • Supervise and train a group of admission staff and/or student ambassadors.
  • Have responsibility and oversight over one or more components of the recruitment plan (ie, campus events, student workers, local recruiting, etc.).
  • Participating in the evaluation and selection of candidates for admission by reviewing and evaluating applications and own a recruitment region and corresponding file reading load.
  • Communicating with prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors by phone and email to guide them through the admission process.
  • Attending and working all admission events (open houses, admitted student events, scholarship weekends); some evening and weekend work is required.
  • Overseeing and participating in special programs and projects.
  • Conducting interviews with admission candidates.
  • Developing recruitment strategies to target specific student populations.
  • Performing related duties as assigned.

To learn more about the Admission Team at Rollins College, please visit:

Total Compensation Package:
Rollins offers a competitive salary plus generous benefits package featuring: 
  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays plus College Closure Days
  • Comprehensive Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 100% Funded Health Reimbursement Account
  • 100% Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employer Retirement Contribution
  • Award-Winning Wellness Program
  • FREE On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Meal Plan
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)
  • FREE Full Tuition Waiver for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents
Education and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • At least three years experience in comparable educational setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of college admission processes and admission experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Rollins College and Winter Park/Orlando area strongly preferred.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain an Florida driver's license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are required.
  • High level proficiency in conversational, written, and oral presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.
  • Exceptional organizational and time/project management skills with the ability to prioritize, balance, and possess the aptitude for detail oriented tasks
  • A positive, can-do attitude with a proactive approach to achieving goals.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills to represent the College in a positive way to diverse populations.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, as well as with team of colleagues, possessing strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • A commitment to diversity and an ability to work constructively with a variety of constituents.
Work Environment:


  • Campus-based position working in an office environment.
  • Work requires visual strain, use of computer
  • Ability to travel extensively by car or plane for recruitment,  at minimum 6-8 weeks out of the year is required. Heavy travel season is typically in the Fall traveling, up to 30% of time during the year, with flexibility to travel additionally when needed.
  • Evenings and weekends as appropriate and required (i.e.: evening recruitment events, weekend scholarship events, open house events for prospective and admitted students, etc.)

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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