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Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Transfer Admission

Juniata College
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 25, 2024

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Job Title
Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Transfer Admission

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Pay Rate
Starting at $40,000

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Key Responsibilities

The Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions manages the undergraduate transfer prospect and applicant pool, has an active role in fostering partnerships with local community colleges, and is responsible for the transcript evaluation summary process for incoming transfer students. The Admission Counselor/Assistant Director will develop and implement strategies specific to the successful enrollment of transfer students, bridging their academic needs with program offerings of Juniata College.

Essential Duties:
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for undergraduate transfer students
    • Deliver admission presentations
    • Meet with prospective students
    • Provide information on course transfers and equivalencies
  • Plan, organize and implement a data driven recruitment strategy
    • Attend in-person and virtual transfer fairs/events to recruit undergraduate transfer students
    • Support and assist with the planning of on campus events, tours, visits
  • Collaborate with community colleges to maintain and grow the transfer portfolio of 2+2 and 2+2+1 agreements
  • Collaborate with the campus departments including Financial Aid, Registrar, Campus Life, and Dean of Students to ensure students have the onboarding tools and information needed to matriculate
  • Represent the Admissions Office by serving when needed on college committees, groups, councils, etc.
Review undergraduate admission applications:
  • Ensure applicants are apprised of all necessary steps to complete their application and matriculate
  • Evaluate completed applications for admission and award scholarship
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or required.

Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to value diversity, seek equity, promote a sense of belonging. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status. AA/ EOE

Position Qualifications
  1. A bachelor’s degree is required.
  2. 1-3 years of professional experience. Experience in Admissions/Higher education preferred.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to present information and respond to questions from prospective students and parents, high school counselors, the college community, and the public.
  4. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication skills and must have the ability to work well in a team and independently.
  5. Demonstrate and possess a strong understanding of cultural competency and how to communicate to different audiences.

Supervision Required/Given

This role reports to the Senior Associate Dean of Admission.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Must be able to sit and work on a computer for 2+ hours minimum at a time
  • Must be able to stand and move between buildings at recruitment events
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
Special Instructions to Applicants

Juniata College an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Open Until Filled
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 References
Optional Documents


Juniata College

Juniata College is a cohesive community of interesting, inquisitive, hardworking, and fun individuals who think deeply about who we are meant to be. We believe there is no better place on the planet for discovering your passions, developing your intellect and your heart, and ultimately becoming the author of your own powerful story. If you are thinking about joining our community, explore some of our most distinctive assets below.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive.



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