Admissions Counselor/Assistant/Associate Director of Admission

York College of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
About York College of Pennsylvania:

York College of Pennsylvania, , is a private-sector, independent institution of higher education, offering over 60 baccalaureate majors in the arts and sciences and in professional fields as well as master's programs in business, education and nursing and a doctoral program in nursing. The College has an enrollment of over 4000 full time, over 500 part time undergraduate students and over 200 graduate students from 33 states and 37 foreign countries. The campus is located in South-Central Pennsylvania (50 miles north of Baltimore, MD, 30 miles south of Harrisburg, and 90 miles north of Washington, D.C.) and offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

York College is seeking a dynamic and engaging professional to serve as a full-time Admission Counselor/Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions on the Enrollment Management team. The Admission Counselor is primarily responsible for undergraduate student recruitment in a specific geographic territory. Primary responsibilities include the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students, as well as effective relationship management with prospective students, parents, and high schools through a variety of communication modalities, including in-person, telephone, email, social media, and traditional mail. This position requires extensive overnight travel to a specific area during certain times of the year. This includes some out of state and in state travel. Additional responsibilities include meeting one-on-one with and conducting professional group information sessions for campus visitors, interviewing and counseling prospective students, reading and reviewing applications, and assisting with all on-campus recruitment events. Some evening and weekends required.


A bachelor's degree is required with a masters preferred. Direct admission experience, prospect management, or sales is preferable (Counselor 1-3 years; Assistant with 3+ years; Associate 5+ years). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a higher education environment and/or the secondary counseling level; familiarity with selective liberal arts colleges and non-profit organizations; exemplary oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational and analytical skills; ability to work independently and with a team as well as with various constituencies; must be able to travel, evening and weekend hours, and a valid driver's license are required. Requires excellent functional skills including knowledge of and experience with a variety of desktop computer programs. Knowledge of or experience with Slate is preferred.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should be received by November 15, 2020.


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