Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Admissions Officer for the the Office of Undergraduate Admission-New Brunswick. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Applicant Services, the Admissions Counselor has primary responsibility for the coordination of the review and notification of undergraduate applications for admission and scholarships for Rutgers University—New Brunswick undergraduate applicants who apply through the New Brunswick Undergraduate Admissions office and are maintained on the NJAS admissions system and Enterprise CRM. In consultation with school deans, discusses academic credentials, admissions parameters, and adherence to the University Senate Policy on Undergraduate Admissions;
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Meets with admissions committees.
Assists in defining and analyzing targeted populations and related parameters
Communicates and provides admissions and scholarship status information to university personnel representing state and federal government relations, deans, academic, and administrative units.
Drafts training manuals and participates in the training of new staff and seasonal employees in admissions selection and review procedures and policies.
Participates in standard admissions counselor/officer duties, including student/family admissions counseling, presenting for information sessions, and fulfilling an assigned number of recruitment activities.
Develops and completes special projects as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of two (2) years of comprehensive experience in college admissions/enrollment management that include admission determinations, working with faculties and academic administrators, academic advising, group-leading, delegating, and ensuring completion of work assignments.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills including, writing and presentation/public speaking.
Strong interpersonal skills are required including the ability to be collaborative, persuasive, and diplomatic.
Organization, analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills.
Ability to understand, interpret, and implement state, federal, university, and professional association regulations, rules, and criteria.
Computer literacy to include Microsoft Excel, Word, Windows, Access, and other relational databases.
Must be committed
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Ability to be highly self-motivated, imaginative, flexible, and open to organizational change.
Willingness to master new technology.
Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding higher education.
Experience working with diverse populations of students, staff, and faculty desired.
Most functions are done online. Uses IMS screens, Microsoft Office, Business Objects, ImageNow, Simphony CRM, WebNow, Salesforce CRM, and Enrollment RX platforms on a daily basis to perform required tasks.
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Posting Number: 21ST0275
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 126213
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.