Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions the position is responsible for participation in all aspects of undergraduate admission efforts including participation in all recruiting activities, application evaluation, interviewing candidates, and all other duties assigned by the Associate Director.
The Admissions Counselor will be primarily assigned to recruit high school seniors throughout the northeast region as assigned. Recruitment activities include comprehensive presentations to high school counselors and students during high school visitations; representing Rowan University at college days and college nights; holding group presentations; and representing Rowan University to parents and students at regional and national college fairs. The Admissions Counselor will participate in the University Open House Programs, Campus Visit Programs, Admitted Students Days and Tour Presentations and all other initiatives from Strategic Enrollment Management.
The Admissions Counselor will review applications for all active entry terms. Application review usually includes evaluating a complete application, including any supporting materials.
The Admissions Counselor will participate on University committees and in related professional association activities.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college.
Highly motivated and works well independently.
Availability to work day, evening and weekend hours - including the ability to travel extensively.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
1 (one) year related professional work experience.
Experience working in a college admissions office, including recruitment travel.
Experience working at a tuition-driven institution.
Student-centered and able to balance multiple projects in a fast-paced academic environment.
Highly proficient with technology, Banner, Slate CRM, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word).
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experienced team-leader with proven analytical and communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively with various university constituent groups.
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, af...fordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.