Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will recruit first-year students to the University. They will participate in all aspects of recruitment, admission and enrollment and are responsible for the admission and enrollment of the freshman class. This is a temporary, hourly, benefits exempt position from August 1 - October 31.
• Attends high school visits and college fairs in Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Mercer counties. • Delivers interactive presentations to diverse audiences at high school visits, campus tours, and Open House programs. • Regularly meets with "Walk-In" visitors to the Undergraduate Admissions office. • Advises prospective students, families and school counselors on application and enrollment processes, scholarships, academic offerings and co-curricular opportunities. • Regularly communicates with interested parties via a variety of communication channels, including phone and e-mail. • Assists with the execution of Undergraduate Admissions events, including but not limited to Open House, Accepted Student Day, Scholar Dinner, Counselor Workshop, and the Hispanic Student College Institute. • Utilizes Slate to manage territory, analyze data, review and decision applications, and execute recruitment campaigns. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Required: • Bachelor's Degree • Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills • Must have schedule flexibility and be available for evening and weekend programming • A valid driver's license and full-time access to reliable transportation • Candidates must have the ability to work both independently • Must be able to load and transport admissions materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Preferred: • Experience with Slate and/or Banner
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Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
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