William James College is seeking a full-time Admission Counselor to participate in the recruitment of prospective students. The successful candidate will be a critical member of the admissions staff who serves as an admissions representative charged with nurturing prospects by providing outstanding customer service to convert them into enrolled students. The Admissions Counselor will be responsible for:
Recruiting and enrolling prospective students from colleges, partner organizations, and community-based agencies.
Planning, coordinating, and conducting virtual, on-campus, and off-campus group information sessions for prospective students.
Analyzing prospect and applicant pools that inform recruitment strategy adjustments that promote program yields that meet inquiry and conversion goals.
Reviewing application materials and maintaining accurate administrative records.
Communicating accurate and compelling information about programs offered at the college and contributing to the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Periodic evening and weekend work required.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in a related field preferred.
Familiarity with student recruitment or agencies that assist students in issues of educational access;
Experience with CRM systems required; experience with using Slate a plus;
Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the mission of William James College – sensitivity to multicultural issues and a commitment to building a socially and economically diverse student body;
Experience and comfort with virtual recruitment and on-line program deliveries is essential;
Effective time management;
Demonstrated ability to multitask, and work well under pressure;
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
A valid driver’s license, and ability to travel to off-campus events;
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Our benefits package includes generous health, vision and dental insurance, eligibility for both College funded 401(a) retirement plan and College sponsored 403(b) plan, company paid life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous PTO, and professional development opportunities.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:
A Cover Letter responding to the stated qualifications.
A Résumé/Curriculum Vitae.
A list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior permission.
Inclusive Excellence Statement: William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
From our new campus in Greater Boston, William James College educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, families, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer graduate programs attentive to the needs of vulnerable populations including children of adversity and the needs of specific populations such as Latinos and veterans, as well as organizations and leaders on the forefront of creating social change.
William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.