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Admissions Counselor

Company:
Colby-Sawyer College
Job Location:
New London, New Hampshire
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment

Recruits, interviews and evaluates prospective students for admission to the college.

Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements recruitment initiatives from inquiry to enrollment according to both a marketing-oriented territory management system as well as academic program focus.
  • Recruits and evaluates prospective students for admission and potential scholarship.
  • Attends college fairs, visits high schools and participates in recruitment events both in person and virtually.
  • Confers regularly with admissions, financial aid and other designated colleagues to plan, coordinate, participate in activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and promote a campus-wide awareness of and appreciation for enrollment activities.
  • Collaborates with VP/Director, associate/assistant directors, and others to develop, manage and implement enrollment initiatives that support new student enrollment goals.
  • Participates in campus activities and events to promote the recruitment and enrollment of new students.
  • Supports recruitment of diverse populations, in particular the Summit Scholars program, in collaboration with Director of Student Success and Retention.
  • Supports matriculated students in their transition to campus.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Knowledge of the goals, objectives and challenges associated with recruiting for a small, private liberal arts institution.
  • Skill in communicating verbally and in writing, including group presentations and one-on-one interviews and advising meetings.
  • Skill in navigating and using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform and video conferencing software such as Zoom.
  • Able to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituencies, including high school students from a variety of geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, parents, high school counselors, school administrators and members of the college community.
  • Able to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituencies, including high school students, parents, guidance counselors, school administrators and members of the college community.
  • Able to effectively prioritize, organize and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to analyze and interpret data.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends and attending Admissions events as needed.
  • Able to travel extensively. Must have a valid driver’s license.
To Apply
  • E-mail your cover letter and résumé to CSCjobs@colby-sawyer.edu.
  • Candidates who can actively contribute to racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity on campus are encourage to include this information in the cover letter.
  • A complete COVID vaccination is a condition of employment as of August 1, 2021.
  • If you prefer to fill out an application please contact Human Resources at 603-526-3584 or cscjobs@colby-sawyer.edu.

Colby-Sawyer College is a comprehensive liberal arts-based institution located in scenic Central New Hampshire, recognized for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. Our faculty and staff consider it an important and welcome aspect of their jobs to get to know, encourage, inspire, and offer guidance to each of our students.

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