Apr 19, 2023


Los Angeles, CA

Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
Department: Admissions
Reports to: Director of Admissions
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Pay Scale: $65,000 – $70,000
Schedule: Eligible for Hybrid Schedule after completing training period


The Assistant Director of Admissions works closely with the Director of Admissions and Recruitment to attract and enroll highly qualified applicants. This position is responsible for implementing strategies for recruiting qualified applicants for all SCI-Arc’s programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

– Lead student ambassadors to supplement and enhance both recruitment and yield efforts
– Assist in the admissions process, including entering and updating student information, processing all application materials (e.g. GRE, transcripts, etc.), and running daily processes to update the application status of students
– Communicate regularly with recently submitted and accepted applicants to improve the enrollment yield and keep wait listed applicants engaged to ensure continued interest
– Follow up with accepted students to ensure their admissions files are complete prior to enrollment (e.g. final transcripts, required test scores, etc.)
– ­­Maintain student records, enter data, and generate letters, reports and lists utilizing the applicant and student databases
– Travel locally and nationally to high schools, universities, and community colleges for recruitment of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students as well as to establish, maintain, and improve SCI-Arc presence.
– Work closely with the Director of Admissions to execute annual student recruitment plan to support institutional enrollment goals
– Assists with organizing, scheduling, and coordinating special events hosted by the Office of Admissions (e.g. New Student Orientation, Open House, High Accepts etc).
– Speak to individuals and groups on and off campus through tours of the campus, classroom presentations, college fairs, etc.Provide the Director of Admissions with innovative options for digital marketing campaigns that support the institutional enrollment goals
– Assist with creating, updating, and maintaining recruitment advertising materials (e.g. posters, viewbooks, flyers, ads-printed and online, etc)
– Plan all local and national recruitment travel including high school visits, college fairs, portfolio review events, and yield events in key cities
– Maintain all SCI-Arc recruitment presentations up to date, before and during recruitment season
– Serve as the key leader for campus based recruitment events (e.g. ACE events, NOMA events, LAUSD, etc.)
– Responsible for organizing, coordinating, and executing online posts
– Connects prospective students with SCI-Arc faculty, alumni, and current students to enhance understanding and appreciation of SCI-Arc
– Responsible for creating and emailing program specific HTML email campaigns
– Assist in training new Admission Counselors
– Maintain and upkeep Office of Admissions Standard Operation Procedures
– Assist with Slate implantation
– Maintain and upkeep Slate Communication Flow


– Bachelor’s degree (or Master’s degree preferred)
– 3-4 years admissions and recruitment experience required
– Excellent verbal communication skills to clearly convey information in person and over the phone, experience with public speaking preferred
– Skill in writing clear and concise, correspondence, memos, and e-mails
– Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
– Self-starter and naturally hospitable
– Attention to detail and strong organization skills
– Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook highly preferred
– Experience with Slate is required.
– Travel evening, and weekend work are required
– Valid driver’s license and personal automobile are required
– Visual arts or Architecture background preferred
– Fluency in a second language such as Spanish or Mandarin is a plus
– We offer a great benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

Apply here by May 15, 2023 and attach a resume and cover letter when prompted.

COVID-19 Campus Policy:

SCI-Arc is committed to providing a comprehensive education to new and returning students in a safe environment. The SCI-Arc campus requires that students, staff, and faculty are either fully vaccinated or required to wear a mask while indoors. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after one dose in a single dose vaccine.

SCI-Arc is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.