The Admissions Office seeks a self-motivated and team-oriented Admissions Counselor to contribute to the recruitment efforts of the College; manage a recruitment territory and build relationships with high school influencers, community based organizations and prospective students. Responsibilities include managing assigned travel territories through extensive travel for approximately 12 weeks in the fall and 8 weeks in the spring by visiting high schools, community organizations and attending college fairs. Flexibility, willingness to travel long distances and work evenings and weekends are a must.
Other responsibilities include a strong knowledge and understanding of Manhattan College academic programs, admissions policies and procedures. Participation in campus recruitment events, ability to build relationships and cultivate inquires through to enrolled students, and evaluating undergraduate applications for admission are key responsibilities of the position. The Admissions/Financial Aid Counselor will also work closely with members of the Financial Aid Staff to provide pertinent information to families applying for need and merit based financial aid.
The Admissions Counselor must have the capability to see the big picture and understand divisional goals and prioritize their work accordingly. Additionally, they must be able to work unsupervised and take initiative on projects as well as to see projects through completion
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.
· One to three years of admissions experience.
· Strong interpersonal skills and excellent writing and public speaking skills.
· Ability to establish and maintain relationships with high school influencers, community organizations and prospective students in a competitive environment.
· Enthusiastic personality, strong problem solving skills and attention to detail are essential.
· Valid driver’s license.
· Ability to travel daily and work weekends and evenings.
· Preference will be given in the evaluation process to candidates with prior experience working in an undergraduate admissions office.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V
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Manhattan College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex/gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/partnership status, disability, age, citizenship status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, caregiver status, credit history, arrest/conviction record, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking, or any other legally protected status. This policy adheres to the requirements of Title Seven, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Federal Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, and seeks to implement the objective and methods set forth in the Department of Labor. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated cooperation from all members of the Manhattan College Community. We as a College Community must always demonstrate sensitivity and respect for our co-workers, colleagues, students, visitors and alumni...of diverse cultural background. All employees are expected to make every reasonable effo...rt to carry out the Affirmative Action plans of the College. Historically, Manhattan College was founded by the Christian Brothers. Due to the significant shortage of Christian Brothers, Manhattan College gives special consideration to qualified Christian Brothers when filling vacant positions.