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Human Resources

Admission and Recruitment Coordinator (2 positions)

Date Opened: 5/21/2013
Closing Date: when filled

Southwestern University invites applications for an Admission and Recruitment Coordinator position   (2 positions). This is a full-time, year around position reporting to the Director of Admission. The Admission and Recruitment Coordinator will represent Southwestern University to students and families via electronic, telephone and written forms of communication in addition to college night presentations, information sessions and personal interviews.  Additional responsibilities include: reviewing and evaluating applications, interviewing students for admission and completing appropriate paperwork for such interviews.  The work typically encompasses a traditional work day, but nights, weekend and business-related travel are common.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the position will also include administrative responsibilities, to be determined by the Vice President and senior members of the admission staff based upon the candidate’s strengths and the needs of the organization. 

Minimum qualifications include:  a bachelor’s degree, preferably in liberal arts from an institution similar to Southwestern; excellent written and oral communication skills including an affable nature; ability to appreciate and articulate the benefits of a national, residential, liberal arts and sciences college with high academic standards.  A valid driver’s license and lifting boxes over 25 lbs is also required. 

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, three-week vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates.  Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education.   Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia.  For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at

Interested persons may submit letter of interest, resume, the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references, and salary history and expectation to: Admission and Recruitment Coordinator, Job # 531, Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX  78627-0770 or FAX:  512-863-1880 or e-mail to: 

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Only those resumes that include all the information requested will be considered. Please no third-party submissions. All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process.  Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F

Posted May 21, 2013.