Assistant Director of Theological Admissions

Madison, NJ

Drew University is seeking an Assistant Director of Theological Admissions in the Office of Graduate Admissions Department. The Assistant Director should be an energetic, enthusiastic admissions professional familiar with the ethos, mission and language of the Theological School who will assist the office in meeting ambitious recruitment goals and developing new recruitment strategies. The Assistant Director of Theological Admissions reports to and collaborates with the Executive Director of Graduate Admissions in the development and implementation of these recruitment strategies for prospective students of the Drew Theological School, in the admissions cycles for all the degree programs and non-degree programs of the Theological School, and in the training and management of the student workers employed by the Office of Graduate Admissions. Occassional travel, evenings and weekends are expected. No phone calls please.

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with the management of all aspects of the admissions funnel
  • Attending and representing the Theological School at recruitment events
  • Organizing and implementing virtual recruiting and in-person recruiting sessions
  • Managing social media accounts and strategies for Graduate Admissions
  • Coordinating on-campus recruitment events

Required Education and Experience:

  • Theological Masters degree required, experience in Theological Higher Education helpful
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred

To apply, submit the following materials.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

The position is open until filled. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged. 

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.