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Senior Admission Counselor/Assistant Dean of Admission

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Reports To: Senior Associate Dean of Admission  Overview Participate in the recruitment and enrollment of all students, including those from under-served populations, through the admission process.  Attend college fairs and high school visits; initiate and maintain relationships with school counselors; evaluate all applications from the designated territory and aid in the yield of admitted students.  Assist in increasing the applicant pool. Essential Duties: 1.                  Participate in the applicant review process.  Perform detailed evaluation of students’ academic records throughout high school by evaluating the high school transcript, recommendation letters, personal essays, extra-curricular activities, and other accompanying documents.  Act as a primary and secondary reader, as well as a member of the Committee on Admission, to assist the Office of Admission in selecting the best students possible to reach enrollment goals. 

2.                  Review travel history and analyze interest in Providence College for an assigned geographic territory in order to schedule appropriate high school visits and travel to best serve students throughout the application process.  Determine the appropriate use of travel time to meet the established recruitment goals.  Create and maintain relationships with school counselors, students, and families.  Travel independently throughout the geographic territory of approximately six to eight weeks in the fall and two to three weeks in the spring. 

3.                  Conduct interviews and group information sessions providing detailed information about the admission and evaluation process and the typical applicant pool statistics.  Meet with prospective students and parent to answer questions in person, via email, and on the phone. 
  4.                  Other duties may include event planning and acting as a liaison with various departments on campus, and assisting with diversity recruitment.   Marginal Duties: Perform all other duties as may be required  Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an accredited institution
  • Two-five years of experience in an undergraduate admission office or equivalent combination of education and experience. Title and salary commensurate with level of experience.
  • Effective time management skills and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and public speaking experience required
  • Some understanding of the selective college admission cycle
  • Commitment to a diverse working environment and cultivating a diverse community
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
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