Senior Assistant Dean

Admissions Office

Full Time-Benefit Eligible

Grade E1-Salary Commensurate with Experience


The Office of Admissions at Union College seeks a Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions to join a team of lively, forward-looking admissions professionals. The Dean will be responsible for a full range of recruitment activities including contacts with prospective students, families and high schools, market development and management of a regional territory, interviewing candidates, and evaluating applicant credentials. The Dean will also focus on electronic communications which includes: crafting, editing and publishing (email, web and social media), basic photo editing and representing admissions in various online communities.


Requirements include a bachelor's degree; prior admissions, communications or related experience; commitment to diversity and experience working with a diverse student population; familiarity with small liberal arts colleges; excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to write and edit marketing copy; planning and organizational ability; a valid driver's license and willingness to travel. Successful candidates will have the ability to work well independently and as part of a group.

Review of application materials will commence immediately and only finalists will be notified.


Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:

Human Resources
Req. # 7124
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.