Nestled in a beautiful valley in the western Southern Tier of New York State, Alfred State College has a long tradition of attracting the finest faculty and staff and offers outstanding educational opportunities in more than 70 programs. Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think.
The Admissions Counselor is a key member of the admissions team who will help achieve the enrollment goals for Alfred State. He/She will build educational partnerships with students, parents, and school counselors both on and off campus concerning all aspects of Alfred State. Responsibilities include interviewing potential students and personal follow up by assisting the students through the admissions process. Participate in recruitment activities on and off campus. Review applications for admission. Involvement in on-going admissions programs and projects. Assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual. Approximately 7 weeks of travel in the fall and 2-3 weeks in the spring is expected.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred), have strong interpersonal and public speaking skills; strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage time, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. General experience in admissions or related area is helpful. Strong work ethic is essential; creative initiative and a sense of humor are valued. The ability to work as a team member as well as the confidence to work independently is expected.
Special Skills, Certifications, or Licensure Required – A valid driver’s license is required.
Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.
All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/student-services/annual-security-and-fire-saf.... Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.
Interested applicants must complete the application and attach a resume and cover letter of interest along with three professional references when applying.