Director of Admission

General Summary

Reporting directly to the Vice President for Enrollment and Communication, the Director is responsible for bringing leadership, excellence, and a forward-thinking approach to the recruitment and admission components of Millsaps College’s enrollment efforts. Working closely with the enrollment division leadership team, the Director will coordinate with constituents across campus to effectively serve internal and external customers through the recruitment, application, admission, and financial aid awarding process. The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing specific recruitment and admission initiatives to achieve the College’s enrollment goals.

Essential Job Functions



Master’s degree is preferred; Bachelor's degree is required.


A minimum of five years demonstrating proficiency in student recruitment, admission, supervising and leading staff, and technical expertise related to position responsibilities. The successful candidate must have superior communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills; supervisory experience in an admission office; expertise in facilitating organizational development and change; competency for analyzing recruitment-related data and assessing programming activities as part of a strategic enrollment planning initiative; an understanding of the innovative uses of technology in the recruitment process; and experience working with diverse populations.

The successful candidate should have the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for Millsaps’ mission, vision, values and strategic plan.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


Physical Demands

Work performed in the office will include long periods of sitting, and use of a computer.

Send resume, references, and salary requirements to:

Millsaps College
Attn: Dr. Robert Alexander
1701 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39210

Applicants may also submit the above requirement by email to; No phone calls please.

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.