St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Transfer Admission Counselor
Reporting to the Associate Director of Transfer Admission, the Transfer Admission Counselor will assist in the execution of an effective recruitment strategy in order to meet undergraduate transfer student enrollment goals.
Based out of the Queens campus, the Transfer Admission Counselor is expected to:
Plan and execute an effective recruitment strategy, including but limited to private visits to community colleges, transfer fairs, decision days, and meeting with transfer counselors
Review undergraduate applications, primarily focusing on transfer applications, but also assist with freshmen and international application review as needed
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with transfer counselors to facilitate the transfer process for prospective transfer students
Conduct unofficial credit evaluations for accepted transfer students in a timely fashion
Participate in online chats for prospective transfer students throughout the admission process
Assist with the daily operations of the Office of Admission through daily admission presentations, interviews, on and off-campus admission events, Open Houses and Accepted Student Days as well as email, online chats and call campaigns
Liaise with various offices throughout the University as assigned, including but limited to the Deans’ Offices
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate must be willing to travel, work evenings and weekends and juggle multiple tasks. The ideal candidate must also work well individually and as part of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as a high energy level are essential.
A Bachelor’s degree and a valid driver license are required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Knowledge of Banner and Technolutions Slate is preferred.
1-3 years of previous admission experience is preferred.
Prior experience working with international and transfer student admissions preferred.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218510
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.