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Assistant Director of Admissions for Campus Tours & Events
Marymount University Arlington, VA
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Assistant Director of Admissions for Campus Tours & Events

Marymount University
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time

It's a great time to join Marymount University! We are looking for faculty and staff who are passionate about providing excellent service to ensure a high quality student experience and collaborative working environment.


Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Admissions for On-Campus Visit Experience is responsible for developing and implementing the on-campus event strategy and overseeing the daily on-campus tour operations in addition to recruitment activities for assigned areas nationwide. The candidate works closely with prospective students throughout the college process. The candidate has a clear commitment to providing excellent customer service to students, families, and related individuals or organizations, reinforcing Marymount's commitment to student-centered education and development.

Direct Supervisor

Director of Admissions


Full-Time, Exempt




Office of Undergraduate Admissions

No. Direct Reports


Target Weekly Hours



2807 N Glebe (Main Campus)

Benefits Eligibility



  • Counsels and advises prospective students, applicants, and family members about opportunities at Marymount University. Develops working knowledge of admissions & financial aid processes, academic programs, and student life.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and rapport with high school counselors, CBOs, and IECs.
  • Manages a recruitment territory, makes data-driven recruitment decisions, and considers ROI in recruitment events, travel, and marketing efforts.
  • Schedules and participates in approved travel to assigned regions including, but not limited to, high school visits, fairs, career days, and college nights. Expectations include approximately 8 weeks of travel in the fall and 4 weeks in the spring.
  • Plans and coordinates all on-campus recruitment events such as Open Houses, Admitted Students Day, and other prospective undergraduate student events.
  • Supervises and mentors 20 student ambassadors. Oversees daily campus tour, Saturday tour, and group tour scheduling. Approves student schedules to coordinate with office needs.
  • Coordinates with academic programs and support units for participation in on-campus events and tours. Builds strong relationships with campus partners to aid in recruitment efforts and yield opportunities ensuring successful partnerships and buy-in for admissions events
  • Accountable for generating reports, informing and meeting goals within their territory, and providing input to admissions and student affairs leadership to inform the bigger enrollment picture.
  • In-person, phone, email, & chat are all required ways in which Marymount communicates with prospective students. Staff will employ strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Conducts presentations across multiple communication channels, demonstrating effective use of a variety of technologies. Participates in call nights as scheduled throughout the recruiting cycle.
  • Ability to travel overnight and work evenings & weekends, with the understanding that time off may not be permissible during the height of the recruitment season.
  • Responsible for representing the entire university to external constituents. As such, it is critical that Admissions Counselors have a thorough understanding of university policies and procedures, a professional presence, and that they give accurate information while abiding by the university and higher education best practices.
  • Evaluates applications and supporting materials to recommend admission decisions.

Other Duties as Assigned
  • Assists in the efficient and effective operation of the Admission office as needed
  • Helps train new employees
  • Participates in professional admission organizations
  • Updates student information and maintains data records
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned



Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, etc.) required.


2-3 years of related experience in recruiting, admissions, event planning, and customer service.

Licenses or Certifications

Valid driver's license

Financial Responsibility

Processes or records financial transactions within established guidelines and safeguards. Responsible for a university-issued credit card to be used for necessary expenses and files the appropriate expense reports.


20 Student Employees

Special Knowledge

Preference will be given to candidates with prior event planning and student supervisory experience. Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills are required. Skilled in public speaking and ability to interact with audiences from a wide variety of backgrounds and lived experiences. Understanding of admissions and financial aid terminology. Preference is given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish. Slate experience preferred.

Special Working Conditions


Marymount University is an equal opportunity employer. Marymount University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected bases under applicable federal and local laws and regulations in any of its programs or its activities, including employment and admission. The university also expressly prohibits any form of sex discrimination and sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and stalking in any of its programs or activities, including employment and admission. For more information, please visit:


Marymount University

2807 N Glebe Rd

Arlington, VA
22207 USA



Posted date

April 17, 2024

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Marymount University job posting for a Assistant Director of Admissions for Campus Tours & Events in Arlington, VA with a salary of $57,700 to $73,700 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.