Undergraduate Admissions / Enrollment Management & Career Services
Detailed Job Description
This is a 6 month, full-time, recurring Admissions Counselor position beginning in October through March.
This position supports student recruitment and selection efforts designed to satisfy Institute-established freshman and transfer enrollment goals.
Collaborates and maintains productive working relationships with RIT faculty and staff involved in student recruitment.
Outreach and recruitment activities
Represent the University on- and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other education professionals or organizations involved in the college recruitment and selection process.
Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned national and international recruitment territories.
Maximize enrollment interests regionally, nationally and internationally as identified by established enrollment goals.
Counselors consider and analyze a multitude of factors in determining an applicant’s eligibility to be admitted and are responsible for completing the admission decision, which requires a significant levels of training and knowledge.
Admission decisions must be made within the bounds of federal and state laws and guidelines, while satisfying the ethical requirements and guidelines identified within the Statement of Principles of Good Practice as promulgated by the National Association of College Admission Counselors.
Required Minimum Qualifications
3 months-3 years experience
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and delivering presentations
Possess analytical and organizational skills
Ability to multitask and be detailed oriented
Ability to learn and maintain knowledge of RIT programs and services
Ability to travel outside of the Rochester area for recruitment activities
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy (please refer to page 4)
Required Minimum Education Level
BA, BFA, BS
Preferred Education Level
Masters-Other, MBA, MFA, MS, MA
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career ...education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”