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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions for International Recruitment in Geneva, New York

The Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions for International Recruitment will be part of a two-person international recruitment team responsible for the creation and implementation of an aggressive recruitment strategy that utilizes both in-person and virtual recruitment methods.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement robust international recruitment strategy that is both in-person and virtually.

  • Frequently corresponds with prospective students, their parents, secondary school personnel, alumni, and others, answering their questions and providing counsel about the admission process

  • Conduct virtual information sessions and admissions interviews, often in different time zones

  • Grow Hobart and William Smith’s presence internationally through recruitment travel, the use of social media, alumni and current students.

  • Evaluates admission applications and recommends admission and scholarship decisions.

  • Represents Hobart and William Smith to off campus constituents through active membership in international professional organizations.

  • Maintains connection to enrolled international students, utilizing them as ambassadors for recruitment purposes

  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances

  • Represent and embrace the Colleges’ educational philosophy and mission.

Other Information:

This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative exempt position. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., during the academic year, with a possible shortened workweek during the scheduled summer months. Evenings and weekends are required with international travel expected. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned. Yearly salary: $65,000

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, a valid driver’s license, and an eagerness to travel internationally is required.

  • The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individual, able to work under certain degrees of pressure.

  • Must possess an excitement to work with students from across the globe, a willingness to work outside normal office hours, as well as strong customer service skills and strong computer skills.

  • Knowledge of enrollment systems applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs is helpful. Must be able to work with and maintain extremely confidential and sensitive information.

  • Must be able to work with and maintain extremely confidential and sensitive information.

  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances of others.

  • Highly reliable, flexible and adaptable.

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 (utilizing the Apply link on the right). Background check required.

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.