Recruitment and Admissions
Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a
Recruitment and Admissions Counselor in Recruitment and
Admissions. Under the supervision of the
Director of Recruitment and Admissions or designee, the Recruitment
and Admissions Counselor will assist in recruitment, advising, and
counseling students regarding university programs, admission
requirements procedures and related matters with special emphasis
on high school and transfer students, and making decisions on
applications for admissions to the University.
Supervision Exercised: May supervise support
Program coordination including coordination and support of
invitational programs of the Office of Recruitment and Admissions,
as well as some others in conjunction with other campus
In close consultation with the Director of Recruitment and
Admissions or designee, manages ongoing strategic communications
with high school and independent counselors, including email,
print, and other media.
Represents the University both on- and off-campus to prospective
students, parents, secondary school counselors and other
individuals or organizations involved in the college selection
process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other
Plans and implements recruitment activities for assigned high
schools and territories, including travel both in- and
Works collaboratively with two-year and community colleges to
increase transfer student enrollment.
Counsels prospective applicants on the admissions process and
opportunities at the University by in-person appointments, phone
calls, emails and social media outlets.
Reviews and scores application essays and other materials
submitted by applicants for the purpose of making admission
Coordinates and contributes to the success of various
student-visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective
applicants to the University.
Assists in the development and delivery of on-campus events and
programs for counseling groups and individuals.
Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those
above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the
- Bachelor’s degree with one to two years of admissions
counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent.
- This position requires the ability to travel to remote
locations and to load and transport admissions materials,
displays and other equipment.
- Some evening and weekend hours required, especially during the
- Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are
necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to
present the University in a positive way to diverse
- Ability to represent the admissions profession positively
through a strong, student-centered ethic.
- Basic familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and
database software tools.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and
as part of a team.
The University: The largest of Connecticut’s
regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over
10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of
color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent
of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about
Central Connecticut State University, please visit
The Community: Located nine miles southwest of
Hartford, New Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of
the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is
centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of
Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware
City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black
& Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New
Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by
Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by
a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S.
Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as
Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian
or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population
identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New
Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino.
Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home
and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its
population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves
to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic
backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New
Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts two hours
from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of
the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore,
within easy driving distance of a host of private and public
institutions of higher education and many cultural
Application and Appointment: Applications must
be received by February 13, 2022.
To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR
Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html. Select
job [C22-004] Recruitment and Admissions
Counselor and click on the Apply button and submit the
- Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the
- Current resume
- Names of three professional references including their email
address, and telephone numbers.
The Recruitment and Admissions Counselor is
compensated at the Administrator 2 salary level in
accordance with the State University Organization of Administrative
Faculty (SUOAF) Collective Bargaining Union Agreement. For more
information, please visit https://www.ct.edu/files/pdfs/SUOAF%202016-2021%20Contract%20FINAL_06-19-18.suoaf-rev-20180825.pdf
The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State
University is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a
wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental
Fringe benefits include personal, vacation and sick leave, paid
holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life
insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care,
tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the
Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or
Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits
such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care
Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and
short term disability plans.
For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact
any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security
number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any
documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number
is not listed on any documents submitted.
For more information, contact Mr. Carlos Soler, Search Committee
Chair, at 860-832-2238 or email@example.com.
As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State
University actively seeks and encourages applications from women,
minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with
protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon