Under direction of the Director of Undergraduate Admission, the Admission Counselor is responsible for participating in the recruitment of the freshman class and assisting in the organization and coordination of special programs as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Establish, implement and carry out recruitment strategies in assigned regional and national territories; attends college fairs, college nights, high school visits and other related activities relevant to the recruitment of students and completes annual reports.
- Develop prospects and high school contacts; meet with students and school counselors, conduct personal interviews both on and off campus; follow up in writing, phone, email or in person; place telephone calls to all interested prospects from assigned territory. Participate in non-recruitment focused programs, panel discussions, and seminars
- Nurture guidance counselors and alumnae contacts in assigned recruitment territories. Maintain high visibility, sponsors information sessions, luncheons/dinners to build awareness of Regis College in assigned markets and to obtain support in developing contacts with appropriate prospects
- Manage and track applications, informing both students and counselors of application status, review applicant credentials for admission and scholarships as outlined in Admission Handbook and recommends admission Participate in admission committee for additional review of applicants; this includes presenting files, and serving as an additional voice and opinion on admission decision.
- Contribute to the development of team goals and strategies, while setting individual goals; make recommendations to the Dean regarding recruitment strategy to maximize opportunities relating to yield; write annual reports
- Provide college faculty, coaches, and other College personnel with names of interested
- Specialty assignments: As assigned by supervisor
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Performs other related duties as required
- Organizes and coordinates special programs, as assigned
- Advise the Director of current trends within the high school market
- Duties require knowledge of college admissions equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree and one to three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license
- Considerable knowledge of the College’s policies and procedures. A strong commitment to the College’s goals and mission
- Knowledge of higher education administration
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED (continued):
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks with a strong attention to detail
- Ability to follow through consistently on inquiries, requests, and suggestions
- Ability to resolve problems and to develop relevant alternatives and recommendations
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to establish positive public relations for the College; and to interact effectively with a wide variety of people
- Ability to form strong coalitions with internal and external constituencies
- Strong knowledge of computer software programs (Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, Outlook)
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Normal office environment, not subject to extreme variations of temperature, noise, odors,etc.
- Requires travel; local and national
- Requires work outside of normal business hours, including evenings and weekends
- May require lifting and carrying of recruiting materials
Please submit a letter of interest and resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment at firstname.lastname@example.org Please reference the position title (Admission Counselor) in the subject of the email.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.