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Boston University DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS, SCHOOL OF MUSIC, College of Fine Arts, School of Music in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The College of Fine Arts seeks a Director of Admissions for the School of Music. This position reports to the College of Fine Arts Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Enrollment, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of on-campus admissions and recruitment for the School of Music, including:

  • Development and implementation of recruitment efforts

  • Planning, implementation and oversight of audition tours

  • Management of admissions events and promotional strategies

  • Oversight of all data systems relating to music admissions and auditions

  • Communication with applicants

  • Processing oversight for audition evaluations, graduate assistantship applications, and teacher studio assignments

The Director of Admissions, in collaboration with the Director of the School of Music, music faculty, College of Fine Arts Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Enrollment, and Boston University Office of Admissions, establishes and implements enrollment goals and merit and financial aid strategies. Collaboration with the Boston University Tanglewood Institute on recruitment, audition and advertising efforts is expected. The Director of Admissions supervises the Admissions Coordinator in the School of Music.

Required Skills

Master's degree and three to five years of relevant experience is required. Travel is also required.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience