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Job ID: 160051

Associate Director, SMFA Admissions
Tufts University

Date Posted Jun. 4, 2021
Title Associate Director, SMFA Admissions
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

Associate Director, SMFA Admissions – (21001411)


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions recruits potential applicants and selects students for the School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. The Admissions team embraces the mission of the university and the goals of the undergraduate admissions office which include attracting and enrolling a diverse cohort of first year and transfer students via a robust recruitment and enrollment initiatives plan that has equity and inclusion as its guiding principle.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions for the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts, the Associate Director of Admissions for the SMFA at Tufts directs the portfolio-based team that generates ideas and solutions which support the recruitment goals of the SMFA at Tufts while also fulfilling the Tufts-wide enrollment objectives. The Associate Director reads and evaluates applications for admission as part of a reading team using Committee Based Evaluation and serves on selection committee; conducts portfolio reviews, art classroom visits, and group information sessions for prospective SMFA students, and represents the university for schools and community-based organizations. Additionally, the Associate collaborates on the development of web content and print materials promoting SMFA at Tufts in alignment with the brand, marketing, and strategic communications plan.


Basic Requirements:

Knowledge and experience typically acquired by:

Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience in admissions, college counseling or related field with demonstrated increasing responsibility.
Genuine interest in and previous experience with art education.
Proficiency with CRM management software and Microsoft office suite.
Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
Valid US Driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with diverse populations in an educational setting.
Supervisory experience.
Experience with Slate.
Experience with committee-based evaluation or team-based reading.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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