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Admissions Counselor/ Assistant Director of Admissions

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The Admissions Counselor/ Assistant Director of Admissions will support the Admissions Office with all phases of the enrollment process, including the recruitment and selection of new students to the University and assistance with office projects.

Salary: $22.86/hour

  • Manage a geographic territory. Responsible for meeting established recruitment goals and providing analysis ( e.g., statistical reports).
  • Assist students and families with all aspects of the enrollment process to the University (e.g., college selection process, application review, and financial aid). Communication with prospective students via telephone, email, and written correspondence is expected. Evening work is required.
  • Perform recruitment travel. Responsibilities include attending college fairs and performing high school recruitment visits, and coordinating off-campus recruitment events. Evening/weekend work and overnight travel is required.
  • Conduct interviews and group information sessions (on-and-off campus). Weekend work is required.
  • Review applications and make decisions.
  • Attend and assist with recruitment events (e.g., open houses). Weekend work is required.
  • Participate in training workshops, staff retreats, and professional conferences.
  • Maintains a safe working environment within and around their facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information pertaining to any hazards associated with their work environment.
  • Safety: Participate in safety training and comply with safety rules, regulations, and protocols
  • Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned.
  • Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree a plus.
  • Experience: The successful candidate will have at least three years experience in a collegiate admissions office or two years of admissions experience and other appropriate professional educational experience.
  • Additional Knowledge/Skills:
    • A valid automobile driver's license is required with ability to travel independently.
    • Candidates should have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable/confident speaking in large/small groups and with people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Candidates must be goal oriented, able to work independently with limited supervision, able to work in a team setting, and able to understand and use technology ( e.g., Microsoft Office, social media and email).
    • Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, and overnight stays is required.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


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