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Thomas College seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Graduate Recruiting.  The Assistant Director of Graduate Recruiting’s primary responsibility is to assist in recruiting new graduate students to Thomas College. The Assistant Director of Graduate Recruiting will assist in all aspects of the recruiting process, from attending recruiting events to contacting potential new students, giving public presentations on Thomas College, collecting and processing application materials, networking with different industries that align with the College’s graduate offerings, and reviewing applications for graduate admission recommendations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and/or implementing recruitment activities to attract new graduate students to Thomas College. This includes conducting recruiting activities, such as scheduling in person visits, conducting interviews and informational sessions, attending events, and developing partnerships within the community.
  • Establish, maintain, and implement an effective Graduate Recruiting plan that ultimately delivers on the established graduate recruiting and revenue goals.
  • Providing enrollment counseling for prospective students.
  • Reviewing applications and rendering admission decisions for graduate applicants.

A master’s degree is preferred or working towards completion of degree. A minimum of 3 years recruiting experience is preferred. A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are also required. Additional experience in admissions or higher education field is preferred. The Assistant Director of Graduate Recruiting may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends, as necessary. The ability to lift up to 40 pounds, and to travel is necessary. A successful applicant will need the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimum supervision. Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service are musts.

Benefits Include:

Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, 403(b) matching plan, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation leave, and tuition remission.

Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter along with names of three references to Wendy Martin, Assistant Vice President of Admissions, at or 180 West River Road, Waterville, ME, 04901.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.

Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.