Assistant Director of Regional Admission

Lancaster, PA

Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA

Franklin & Marshall College is looking for energetic, hardworking individuals to join the Office of Admission, and to build upon the strong experience and talent of the current team. Energized by a vision to create the 21st century model of the admission and visit experience, the team is eager to build on the momentum of the College's new strategic plan, and lead the Office of Admission into the future. Individuals who are detail-oriented and accustomed to using a data-informed approach to decision making  and building relationships will thrive. Candidates who are relationship builders, principled teammates, collaborators and strong communicators are highly desired.

Currently, Franklin & Marshall College is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Regional Admission. The position will be regionally located in the greater San Francisco Bay area.

The Assistant Director of Regional Admission  is responsible for the identification, recruitment and evaluation of promising prospective students within the designated territory.  Being regionally based, the Assistant Director serves as the college's admission presence in this territory and internationally as needed and is expected to foster strong relationships on behalf of Franklin & Marshall College within the community. 

Essential functions

  • Represent Franklin & Marshall College, its programs and co-curricular offerings to prospective students and families at out-of-state recruitment events, including high school and college visits, college fairs, visits to individual schools and community-based organizations, receptions, information sessions, and presentations.
  • Work closely with high school guidance counselors, secondary school administrators and community-based organizations to foster strong relationships to advance the mission of Franklin & Marshall College.
  • Collaborate closely with the Office of Financial Aid, Athletics & Recreation, Residential Programs, and other campus partners. Serve as a partner, maintaining an excellent level of customer service with prospective students and their families, and the College's employees.
  • Work closely with the admissions staff in strategic planning and data analysis for assigned territories to meet institutional goals. 
  • Assist in the executing of a variety of on-campus and off-campus recruitment and yield programs, virtually and in-person.
  • Will be required to work on some evenings and weekends in the representation of the College through regional recruitment programs.
  • Serve on project teams and complete administrative projects as assigned, and travel to Lancaster, PA as needed for training and regular collaboration with constituents on campus.

To learn more about Admission, please click here

Franklin & Marshall College is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world. 


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • One to three years experience in sales/recruitment, marketing or other relevant employment required. 
  • Experience in college admission or secondary school counseling preferred.  
  • Intermediate skills in using Google Suite required.
  • Basic skills with databases preferred
  • CRM Experience preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.

Because this position requires driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Because this position works with minors (non F&M students under the age of 18) please review the link below that includes information regarding the protection of minors.  This link also outlines information regarding a mandatory training you must complete prior to working with minors. The online training course must be completed at least once every two years by faculty, staff and Franklin & Marshall students who interact with minors.

Posted: 07/01/2021