Admissions Counselor

Geneseo, New York, Livingston County
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The State University of New York at Geneseo Office of Admissions is seeking a self-motivated, results-oriented individual who has a demonstrated commitment to the values of a liberal arts education for an Admissions Counselor position.

Responsibilities for this position include actively recruiting and counseling prospective students. Activities include, but are not limited to: effective correspondence with prospective students and other constituents including written and verbal communication through territory management, interviewing and group presentations; substantial travel including high school visits, college fairs, and regional presentations; event planning; application assessment; representing the College and department at on and off campus events; and assisting with various projects in the office.

Candidates are required to work alternative schedules during recruitment periods. Many of these responsibilities entail evening and weekend commitments.

Qualified applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and be highly motivated, creative, flexible, detail focused and adaptable to changing environments.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple responsibilities

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment

Ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree 

Professional or paraprofessional experience in admissions or commensurate experience in student life

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position and a resume. In addition, applicants should be prepared to supply contact information for three references.

Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt.

To be guaranteed full consideration, applications should be submitted by July 24, 2017.

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