Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment

Wesleyan College

Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women and gender minorities located in Macon, Georgia about 70 miles south of Atlanta, is the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare students to live purposeful and connected lives. A strength of this small liberal arts college is our diverse student population and our commitment to liberal arts and justice throughout our curriculum. Faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, diversity, and community. 

Position Description 

The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, under the supervision of the Director of Recruitment, will oversee internal recruitment efforts and, as needed, external recruitment responsibilities. The Assistant Director will oversee three recruiters working in territories across the state of Georgia, ensure campus tours effectively portray the College in a good light and act as the primary liaison, coordinate between the Office of Admissions and other departments on campus, and aid in developing strategic admissions strategies. The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment will uphold the mission and vision of Wesleyan College. 

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Represent the Wesleyan College community to high school students, teachers, school counselors, and families at various on and off-campus events.
  • Assist with managing the out-of-state territory, including communicating with students, families, and counselors and occasionally traveling to visit schools and events as needed within the territory.
  • Conduct undergraduate admissions campus information sessions and tours.
  • Actively respond to the needs of school counselors when they request materials or request visits to their schools.
  • Assist with the recruitment planning process and plans to achieve enrollment goals.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of yield activities to involve faculty, staff and alumni in order to convert and yield admitted students to Wesleyan College.
  • Track, report and respond to data on undergraduate admissions numbers on a weekly basis to support strategies to achieve overall undergraduate enrollment goals.
  • Work with the marketing and communications team, and marketing vendors to ensure proper and timely communication with students. 

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree, preferred.
  • Three or more years in related work experience, five or more years in related work experience, preferred.
  • Experience in recruiting undergraduate students to a college or university. 

Required Skills 

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships through providing high quality customer service with high school students, teachers, school counselors, and families.
  • Ability to drive engagement through meetings, networking, written communication, and programming.
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to tailor messaging to high school students, teachers, school counselors, and families.
  • Strong project management skills, including ability to strategically identify priorities, manage multiple projects, and create innovative programming.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to set, achieve, and assess goals and outcomes.
  • Ability to deliver group presentations as well as guide students individually through an admissions process. 


$55,000 per year

Required Applications Documents 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendations 

To apply for this position, please visit Wesleyan’s Career Center and upload a letter of interest, resume, and three references preferably in one pdf document.  Applications without the required documents may not be considered.  Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually.  Posting may close as soon as an applicant pool is identified.

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, individuals will be required to provide proof of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States upon acceptance of an employment offer.

Wesleyan College is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening and must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

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