Admissions Counselor

SUNY Potsdam
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Admissions Office at SUNY Potsdam is accepting applications for a full-time, New York City based, Admissions Counselor.  Responsibilities include all aspects of recruitment of prospective students in metropolitan New York City. Recruitment travel calls for a minimum of 15 weeks of travel as well as virtual recruitment information sessions, virtual high school visits and virtual college fairs as well as working with the SUNY Global Center to plan events.  Additional duties include daily review of applications, tele-counseling, interviewing prospective students and families, and attendance at on and off campus events. At various times, some evening and weekend hours will be required.   Required qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong computer and technology skills, some professional work experience and a valid driver’s license.   Master’s degree and one to three years’ experience in college admissions or other areas of higher education are preferred. If interested, please visit and submit an on-line application along with a one-page statement detailing how your previous work and/or service has supported the success of students from diverse/underrepresented backgrounds as well as contributed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive campus environment. Applicants with no prior involvement with such process should indicate how their work and/service will advance SUNY Potsdam’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. You are also required to upload a separate page with name and contact information for three professional references.  This position is open until filled.

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