Admissions Counselor/Diversity, Outreach, and Recruitment - Framingham State University

Massachusetts, United States
$46,000.00 - $49,000.00
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: Framingham, MA
Posted On: Thu May 27 2021

Job Description:


  • Coordinates multicultural student recruitment, early college awareness, and college going advocacy. Helps to ensure that Inclusive Excellence informs diversity, outreach, and recruitment activities.
  • Assists with campus visit program planning (e.g., campus tours, information sessions, and open houses) to ensure a welcoming, accessible experience for all persons including those from diverse backgrounds (e.g., race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, first-generation status, etc.).
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of prospective freshmen and transfer applicants for Framingham State University. Weekend and evening work, a valid driver's license, and access to reliable transportation is required.
  • Assists in the coordination of high school and community college visits as well as college information programs for parents, students and counselors; travels to high schools, community colleges and college informational fairs and attends programs on-and-off-campus as required.
  • Meets with prospective students and communicates application procedures to students, parents, high school counselors, and community college advisors.
  • Serves as member of the Admissions Committee; independently makes admissions decisions and merit-based scholarship decisions.
  • Conducts admissions information sessions (individual and large group formats).
  • Prepares statistical data/reports appropriate to the Admissions Office.
  • Evaluates publications, programs, and overall recruitment strategies of the Admissions Office.
  • Available to serve on special and/or standing committees of the University.
  • Assumes major responsibility for one or more assigned areas.
  • Assumes responsibility for special projects as assigned.
  • Strives to maintain and augment knowledge and skills in the admissions field through advanced study, professional activities or participation in conferences, seminars, workshops and similar professional gatherings.
  • Ensures that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally part of all actions and decisions within the scope of duties.
  • Actively contributes to deliver a working environment that promotes optimism, collaboration, respect, solutions conscious dialogue, and exceptional service to everyone.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree and experience suitable to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education principles, practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, administrative staff, classified personnel and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to express oneself effectively in written and oral communication.


  • Professional admissions experience.
  • Bilingual; preference given to persons fluent in Spanish or Portuguese
  • Professional experience working with diverse populations.
  • Framingham State University graduate and/or knowledgeable of FSU programs.
  • Experience working with Slate CRM, Banner Student Information System, and programs related to the Unified Digital Campus.
  • Master's degree in a Student Affairs related discipline.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) bargaining unit with a title of Staff Assistant. The salary range is $46,000-49,000.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


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