Assistant Director of Admissions
Assistant Director of Admissions
Start Date
Enrollment, Equity & Inclusion
Union Affiliation
Association of Professional Administrators (APA)
Position Number
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled
Supervision Received
Reports to the Director of Admissions
Supervision Exercised
Supervises personnel in area of responsibility as assigned

General Responsibilities

  • Represents MMA at various recruitment events such as college fairs, outreach programs, workshops, and high school/community college visits.
  • Travel territory management as assigned including scheduling of events/visits, building/maintaining of relationships with appropriate stakeholders, and coordination of events within assigned territory.
  • Extensive travel during peak times will be required.
  • Review of applications with decisions/recommended decisions within travel territory and other assigned reading territory.
  • Monitoring/responding to email and other communications with prospective students, families, and office
  • Participation in on-campus events to support recruitment efforts.
  • Responsible for collection and collation of materials necessary for the assessment of applicants.
  • Understanding of transfer process and requirements and help support the processing of transfer credit evaluation with student services of assigned applications
  • Assist with the recruitment of Early College high school students
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required and 2-5 years related work experience, college admissions experience a plus
  • Ability to travel within the United States and possibly abroad; drive a vehicle; valid driver’s license; ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.        
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office suite as well as admissions CRM systems
  • Experience in publicly speaking in front of small and large audiences.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ability, ideology, religion, national origin, and other areas of diversity.
  • Maintain a standard of admissions ethics.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and commitment to the procedures and mission of the Massachusetts Medures and mission of the Mass Maritime Academy

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, Business, Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred.
  • Linguistic Fluency or proficiency in an additional language(s), both oral and written (i.e. Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, or Mandarin Chinese)
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development and/or the modeling of inclusive behaviors.  


$58,000-$62,000. The Academy offers generous benefits policies and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is exempt under FLSA. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

How to Apply

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website  Application materials may be attached and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Finalists must complete a pre-employment drug screening and CORI Check.

 Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.