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10 Jul 2024

Full-Time Admissions Counselor

Elmira College – Posted by Elmira College Elmira, New York, United States

Job Description

Elmira College is a private liberal arts College located in the Finger Lakes region of New York.  Seeking innovative professionals from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds to fill the position of Admissions Counselor to join the open and welcoming Enrollment Management team. This is a future, anticipated opening.

The Admissions Counselor will recruit and advise prospective undergraduate students to Elmira College.  This position includes extensive recruitment travel and the ability to interview prospective students, conduct presentations, and review and process applications for students from a specific geographic territory.  The Admissions Counselor maintains responsibility for geographic territory, including oversight of inquiry and applicant statistics and cultivating relationships with students, parents, school counselors, faculty, staff, and alumni. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills are necessary for success in this role.  This position requires occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain responsibility for geographic territory, including oversight of inquiry and applicant statistics and cultivating relationships with students, school counselors, faculty, staff, and alumni;
  • Extensive recruitment travel;
  • Application review and scholarship consideration;
  • Participate in on-campus and regional college events;
  • Ability to conduct oral presentations about Elmira College to a variety of constituents, including prospective students and parents, school counselors, and college personnel.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Individualized travel at least 8-10 weeks per year, and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

WORK LOCATION: Elmira, NY (Travel required)

SUPERVISES OTHERS? No

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to pe*******@el****.edu, or by fax to 607-735-1701.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please contact the Office of Human Resources directly by emailing **@el****.edu, or by calling 607-735-1810.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until Filled

STATUS: Full-Time

BASIS OF PAY: Hourly, Non-exempt

COMPENSATION:

In exchange for your skills and experience, Elmira College will provide you with:

  • Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
  • College-paid Short-term disability Insurance
  • College-paid group term life insurance
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Options
  • 15+ paid holidays including the entire week of Thanksgiving and Winter Break/New Year’s
  • Generous Sick and Vacation time accruals
  • Free counseling for you and your family through the College-paid Employee Assistance Program
  • A base starting hourly rate of $18.70

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; sitting for extended periods of time; to occasionally bend, kneel, reach, and twist; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard. Occasional travel on Campus and through buildings which require walking, climbing stairs and exposure to outside weather.  This position requires extensive individual recruitment travel and occasional evening and weekend hours.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas at this time.

Elmira College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

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How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to personnel@elmira.edu, or by fax to 607-735-1701. If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please contact the Office of Human Resources directly by emailing hr@elmira.edu, or by calling 607-735-1810.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: admissions, Admissions Counselor, College, highered, recruit, recruiting, and recruitment. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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