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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Assistant Director of Admissions/Admissions Data Analyst in Geneva, New York

Assistant Director of Admissions/Admissions Data Analyst

Office of Admissions


The Assistant Director of Admissions/Admissions Data Analyst will be directly responsible for data life cycle management and administration of the Customer Relationship Management tool (Slate) for the Office of Admissions at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. This position is charged with providing the data-driven suggestions to aid the Admissions team in meeting their recruitment goals and enhancing the process by rolling out new functionality. The candidate will anticipate and develop methods/processes to respond to the evolving needs of our prospective students and our office staff, making the end user experience as functional as possible for both.


  • Quantitative analysis of admissions and financial aid data

  • Execute high-level projects as assigned, including preparing reports for the VP and Dean of Admissions, the senior staff, the board of trustees, and various federal and state agencies

  • Provide continual training for staff on the use of Slate

  • Remain up-to-date with software systems and adapt processes accordingly

  • Assist with the execution of admissions communications and events

  • Work with outside vendors to procure high-quality student inquiries and applications

  • Build relationships with campus stakeholders that encourage transparent and accurate representation of campus data

  • Ad hoc projects as assigned


Bachelors degree/equivalent required. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individual, able to work under considerable pressure and time constraints. The candidate should be familiar with college admissions and the changing landscape of higher education. Prior experience with admissions recruitment software (Slate PeopleSoft, PowerFAIDS) and data analysis is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in use of Excel and database programs is required. In addition, this position requires excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong customer service orientation. Candidate must possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team.


This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative hourly position. Normal hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year and a possible shorten workweek during the scheduled summer hours time period. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio

If you have a question or need help on uploading your application materials, please contact Interfolio's support team at or call 1-877-997-8807 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. through 6 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday.


Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to providing a non-discriminatory and harassment-free educational, living and working environment for all members of the HWS community, including students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and visitors. HWS prohibits discrimination and harassment in their programs and activities on the basis of age, color, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under the law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and other forms of sexual misconduct including stalking and intimate partner violence, and gender-based harassment that does not involve conduct of a sexual nature.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.