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Senior Admissions Counselor

The Delaware College of Art and Design is the nation’s only private, two-year art and design institution. Located in the heart of Wilmington’s creative district, we offer an Associate of Fine Art in Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design, Fine Art, Illustration, and Photography & Video. We value our entire community’s contributions and respect how differences in culture, experience, abilities, and background enrich our environment. 

The Senior Admissions Counselor will represent the institution at college fairs, high school classroom presentations, portfolio days, and other events. A successful candidate for this position will be a resourceful self-starter with a passion for helping aspiring artists and designers (and their parents) navigate the college admissions process. Benefits of this position include health insurance, 403(b), generous paid leave, flexible hours, and the ability to work in a fun and creative environment. 


The Delaware College of Art and Design is located at 600 North Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware. Established in 1997 in a joint venture with Pratt Institute and the Corcoran, the College’s mission is to empower emerging creatives to take artistic risks and engage with inclusive and diverse communities. Our vision is to become a nationally recognized powerhouse of creativity, education, inspiration, and engagement. We offer associate degrees in five majors: Animation, Fine Art, Game Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Photography and, to date, have over 1000 alumni. 

The College’s values statement identifies four core values: Dedication, Creativity, Accomplishment, Diversity. We value our entire community’s contributions and respect the ways that differences in culture, experience, abilities, and background enrich the college environment. 

Full-time employees enjoy a generous benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage. Vacation, personal, and sick time are also provided. 

DCAD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all educational activities, admissions, scholarship and loan programs, and employment. Discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or other protected status is prohibited at the Delaware College of Art Design. Acts of discrimination that limit or deny access to the educational process and create a hostile environment are not consistent with Delaware College of Art and Design’s philosophy or mission. EEO/AAE

Required Qualifications

Those applying should possess knowledge of college admission guidelines, standards, and procedures and higher education recruitment in general. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to comfortably interact with high school students, parents, teachers, and colleagues, are required. Experience with Slate is preferred.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle and an Associate’s degree in an art and design field (a Bachelor’s degree in art or design is preferred).

Desired Qualifications

See above

Application submission details

Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected]