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Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions

SUPERVISOR: Director of Recruitment and Admissions

MAJOR PURPOSE: To contribute to the institutional goal of increased enrollment through recruitment of graduate students.


  • Cultivates, establishes and actively manages contact with prospective students throughout the admission process, from inquiry through deposit stages, in a timely, professional and creative manner including relevant email, phone, social media, and face-to-face communication.
  • Provides programmatic, financial aid and career/vocational guidance to prospective students.
  • Maintains weekly activity/progress reports of contacts with prospects, applicants, accepted and deposited students
  • Maintains Admissions database
  • Assists with admissions events such as open houses and online information sessions; conducts campus tours.
  • Develops recruitment outreach approaches for professional and community organizations, colleges and universities; delivers presentations for these groups.
  • Assists Director of Recruitment and Admissions in the development and delivery of communications, marketing and correspondence plans for prospective students along with updates to relevant website content.
  • Plans and oversees new student orientations.

Other Duties as assigned

As is expected of all employees, provide backup support for the Seminary’s major events/general activities, as needed.

*This position is currently remote due to the pandemic.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus; experience in recruitment preferred; knowledge of theological education a plus. Exceptional customer relations and communication (including public speaking) skills. Organizational and time management skills are essential, along with the ability to achieve benchmarks. Willingness to employ social media platforms to engage prospective students. Necessary computer skills include database management, Excel, and PowerPoint.  A valid driver’s license and accessibility to a car are required along with the ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Hartford Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Institution Information:

Established in 1834, Hartford Seminary is a non-denominational graduate school for religious and theological studies, interreligious education, research, and peace studies. It is a multi-faith environment with a proven ability to prepare leaders and institutions to thrive in a religiously complex world. Hartford Seminary offers Master’s degree programs in Interreligious Studies, in Chaplaincy, and in International Peacebuilding, a Graduate Certificate in Religious Studies, as well as leadership certificates in Women’s Leadership and Black Ministries. Its students are interested in serving their communities and deepening their own faiths, as well as understanding the faiths of others.

How to Apply:

Please email humanresources@hartsem.edu to provide a resume and cover letter. Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.


Federal Work Study

To apply for a work study potion you must be enrolled at least half-time and have eligibility for a federal work study grant. To determine your eligibility please contact Danielle LaVine, Registrar and Financial Aid Coordinator at registrar@hartsem.edu

Black Ministries Program IT Assistant

Major Purpose:  The Black Ministries Program, normally held on Saturdays throughout the year, has moved to Synchronous Zoom sessions for the fall semester. The BMP IT Assistant will serve as an IT tech support to assist students and BMP instructors with access to Zoom sessions, including real-time troubleshooting during Zoom sessions on Saturdays. The time commitment would include 5 hours/week and include Saturday mornings. Most support will be provided remotely, via email, phone, or text, but there may be situations where the best resolution will involve a socially-distant but in-person meeting with an individual, to take place at a mutually-convenient time at the Seminary.

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshooting with students and
  • Tech assistance with computers and mobile
  • One on one tutoring with Zoom

Technical Requirements: The student does not need to have professional experience or training in IT, but should have necessary skills in navigating Zoom, Canvas, Google, and other platforms, to equip fellow students and instructors in simple functions to navigate a live classroom.

Hours/week – 5
Rate of pay/hour – $25
Dates of employment – 1/9/2020 to 5/15/2021

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, and have Federal Work Study eligibility, please contact Dr. David Grafton, dgrafton@hartsem.edu

Community Service and Literacy

Major Purpose: Find a position to fulfill the Literacy and Community Service as required by the Federal Work Study program. Student should work with the Office of Financial Aid to find a suitable off-site placement.

Requirements: Students may find qualifying placements such as working in community service jobs, including: reading tutors for preschool age or elementary school children; mathematics tutors for students enrolled in elementary school through ninth grade; literacy tutors in a family literacy project performing family literacy activities; or emergency preparedness and response.

Hours/week – 5
Rate of pay/hour – $20
Dates of employment – 9/1/2020 to 5/6/2021

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, and have Federal Work Study eligibility, please contact Danielle LaVine, dlavine@hartsem.edu

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