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Admission Assistant

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

Hamilton College is seeking a result-oriented professional who wants to be part of a highly effective team.  The Office of Admission is characterized by an unusual degree of teamwork and camaraderie, a high level of energy and commitment, exceptional communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities.  This is a full time staff position available May 1, and reporting to the Admission Operations Manager.

The Admission Assistant is an integral member of the admission team.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): processing applications for admission, date entry of student inquiries, importing of data into office database, communicating with students, parents and counselors as needed, providing back-up support to Visit Coordinator, filing, opening and distributing mail, providing support to Admission Officers and assisting with the organization of implementation of special projects. 

A high school diploma, plus two or more years related experience is required.  An Associate's degree is preferred.  Proficiency with computers, especially with databases, word processing and Microsoft Office is required.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.  Also required is the ability to multi-task, to work well independently and as part of a team and to work under pressure against tight deadlines.  Accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of work is essential.  

Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to apply@hamilton.edu by Monday, May 6, 2013.


Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 04/29/2013
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