Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in suburban Philadelphia, invites applications for a Director of Recruitment position in the Templeton Honors College beginning July 1, 2018.
The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting for three programs within the Templeton Honors College: the high school Summer Scholars Program, the four-year undergraduate program, and the MAT in Classical Education. They will work closely with prospective students and their families throughout the admissions process. They will build connections with high schools throughout the United States and must be willing to travel. They will also work closely with both the Dean of the Templeton Honors College, other staff members, and Templeton faculty, to engage and connect with both students and alumni to strengthen the Templeton community as it continues to grow. Candidates should be enthusiastic supporters of a classical approach to the liberal arts and to seeing students of all ages engage in discussion and learning around the Great Books of Western Civilization, and should therefore have a demonstrated capability for articulating the vision of a liberal arts education.
The Templeton Honors College at Eastern University is designed to challenge and prepare academically gifted students to be individuals of influence in culture, society, and their professions by providing a holistic classical liberal arts education focused on the life of the mind, character formation, and skill development. See http://www.templetonhonorscollege.com/.
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2018
The successful candidate will have an earned BA/BS undergraduate degree. Skills in verbal and written communication, public speaking, time-management, working collaboratively, and thinking strategically are essential for this role. It is also important the applicant be technologically competent and either have some experience with both WordPress and database management, or be willing to learn.
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About Eastern University
Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of the protected classes are encouraged to apply.