An Admissions Counselor is responsible for traditional admissions responsibilities that will enhance the recruitment and yield efforts of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. General admissions responsibilities include: travel for high school visits, parent/student gatherings, college fairs, conducting information sessions, as well as reading, evaluating and summarizing applications for admission.
Attend college fairs, high school visits and panel presentations
Conduct Information Sessions, and work with internal and external constituents via e-mail, phone and personal interviews.
Assist with planning and execution of recruitment and yield events
Assist with office projects
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor's Degree, student leadership experience or higher education experience
Willingness to work and succeed outside of a conventional workweek that includes extensive travel (6-10 weeks in the fall and 3-6 weeks in the spring)
Frequent weekend and evening hours required
Ability to critically read and analyze applications for admission
A valid driver's license and personally owned reliable transportation is required
Willingness to learn and actively use Customer Relationship Management software
Proven ability to perform and thrive both independently and as a contributing member of a team are essential
Demonstrated ability to recruit in a variety of communities is preferred
Ability to exercise sound judgment in a variety of professional situations, a level of comfort with complexity and ambiguity; willingness to learn, accept new challenges and contribute to a team of colleagues working collaboratively
The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
Bilingual candidates preferred
Salesforce CRM experience preferred
UMass Lowell alumni preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
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