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. This position is 35 hours a week at $22.86/hour.
- 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.
- 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
- Candidate 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
- With or without reasonable accommodations the incumbent must be able to read and write and speak the English language at a college level
- Be capable of performing sometimes complex mathematical calculations, Statistical calculations and other higher mathematical operations
- must be able to communicate with all levels of the institution in written and spoken form
- The individual must be able to work independently. The ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance is essential to the successful performance of this position. Other essential functions may be required
- Personal Protective Equipment must be worn when required
- A respiratory function test and the ability to use respirators may be required
- Stairs and uneven surfaces may be present; Artificial lifts, etc. may or may not be available
- The position may require the incumbent to walk outdoors in all types of weather to other buildings or offices located on the campus. The Campus is located in an area that contains numerous hills and slopes and may not always be fully accessible for mobility impaired individuals
- 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
- Conduct interviews and group information sessions (on-and-off campus)
- Review applications and make decisions
- Attend and assist with recruitment events (e.g., open houses)
- 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
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.