Admissions Representative (Temporary, Full-Time)
Main Campus - Boston, MAMain Campus - Boston, MA
Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong
tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender
roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education
institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to
become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and
graduate programs open to all.
You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one
of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in
New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly
committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions
of social justice and leaders in their professions and their
communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic
workplace. Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence
in all aspects of an individual's community experience.
The Admissions Representative identifies applicants through
recruitment efforts, such as visiting high schools to meet with
counselors and teachers, attending college fairs, and participating
in community events. The Admissions Representative is responsible
for the recruitment of undergraduate students during the fall
Admission travel season. They are expected to travel to regional
and national recruitment events, interview prospective students and
meet with their families. Additional responsibilities and projects
will be assigned as needed.
- Plans travel to several regions to recruit prospective students
throughout the Fall. Coordinates travel logistics in conjunction
with the admission team in order to reach regional events and
conduct high school visits in a number of territories.
- Requires extensive travel to college fairs and high school
visits to speak with prospective students, their parents, and
- The admission representative will plan travel and events within
their assigned territories, working closely with their admission
supervisor to decide which events to attend. After training in the
end of August/beginning of September, they will travel throughout
September and October. Travel will be mostly in person, but may
also be virtual. When required, the admission representative will
participate in on-campus recruitment events.
- The admission representative will communicate with prospective
students, families and school counselors as necessary in advance of
their visits, as well as conduct appropriate follow-up with
students met, and/or facilitate connection to admission and Simmons
- The admission representative will be expected to demonstrate a
commitment to customer service by communicating clearly,
positively, and effectively in a timely manner with all
- The admission representative explains school policies and
procedures to prospective students and families
- The admission representative meets with prospective students,
parents, and other school officials to discuss available programs
- The admissions representative advises students on the
application process including writing essays, taking required
exams, getting letters of recommendation.
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
- Recruiting, sales, or marketing experience a plus;
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and critical thinking
- Valid driver's license required.
- Extensive travel required. Travel throughout Sept-October for
the purpose of recruiting prospective students. Trips will range
from day trips, to overnights, to multiple trips that require
overnight stays on location for up to three weeks each. Evening,
Holidays, and weekend work required.
This is a temporary, full time (40 hours per week) position from
late August through October 2022.
Required Application Materials:
Instructions to Applicants
: Please upload all
applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter,
writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application
Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application.
Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document
Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all
aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university
committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages
applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is
committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing
inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all
positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a
consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal
opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a
more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Admissions-Representative--Temporary--Full-Time-_R08748
Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a
small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students
for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at
Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven
community of educators and professionals.
We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities
and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example -
sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students