Department: Undergraduate Admission
Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Admission Counselor in the Undergraduate Admission department.
The candidate would be expected to: impart information about the University to prospective students, parents, school counselors and independent counselors, to include: tuition and fees, academic award program, academic majors, student services, athletic teams, clubs and organizations; evaluate freshman applicants' academic credentials and highlight unique cases as deemed appropriate for further consideration for admission to or denial from the University; represent the University at high school visits, college fairs, counselor meetings and information sessions through travel, at high schools, school counselor events, and professional development meetings in and out of New Jersey.
A complete list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu.
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence
Required Skills or Software:
Basic Knowledge of MS Word 2013, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2013, Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment
Required Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or obtain by date of employment.
Willingness and ability to travel/recruit throughout New Jersey, New England, Florida and various other states required.
Willingness and ability to work both traditional, evening and weekend hours. Candidate must have excellent public speaking skills and interact comfortably both in large groups and with individual families.
Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of people. Must have the ability to work with students from various regions in the country and represent Monmouth effectively in new geographic markets.
Excellent writing and public speaking skills. Must possess ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. Must have the ability to plan, think critically, organize, and prioritize, as well as handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Familiarity with MS PowerPoint 2013. Admission experience or employment as a student assistant in the Admission Office of four-year college or university.
Expertise with collegiate information systems, information technology, administrative systems, and/or current technology for marketing and e-communication.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.
Posting Date: 12/18/2020
Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.