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Admission Counselor/Assistant Director, Bellarmine Campus

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Fairfield Bellarmine Campus Director of Admission

  • Create and implement strategy for recruitment of first year students.

  • Cultivate relationships with guidance counselors, community agencies, parents, students (current and prospective), faculty and alumni.

  • Review applications and assist with all processes related to the enrollment of the first year class

  • Assist and facilitate prospective and admitted student yield programming and outreach.

  • Assist in data management and back-office operations

  • Work collaboratively with campus and community partners

  • Participate in professional development that builds competencies in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and admissions.

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred or equivalent related experience.

  • 1-2 years of progressive admission experience or comparable experience in education or DEI work; experience in event planning; either professionally or as a student, is highly desirable;

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, possesses cultural competence and ability to work with diverse groups of people;

  • Knowledge of Slate CRM preferred. Public speaking ability, flexibility, and ability to both work independently and collaboratively critical to position.

  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends throughout recruitment and yield cycles.

  • Valid driver’s license required.

  • Spanish-speaking ability highly desirable.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Enrollment Management - Admin

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.


The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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