Part-time Admission Counselor

Job description

About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


The Part-time Admission Counselor will assist the undergraduate Office of Admission with all aspects of recruiting and enrolling students.  This individual will have the following responsibilities all related to fulfill the strategic enrollment goals of the institution:

  • Effectively communicate information to inquiries and applicants and advise them on University procedures and application status.
  • Work with visitors to the Office of Admission at the reception desk.
  • Perform credit evaluations and assist students with any questions pertaining to the transfer of credits.
  • Conduct virtual college fairs to recruit prospective students.
  • Assist the Deans with weekend information sessions.


  • Not to exceed 20 hours per week
  • Saturday- 9-2 pm
  • Sunday- 9-1 pm (Seasonal)
  • Monday – Friday- 10-2 pm to fulfill remaining hours.

Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.



Bachelor’s degree required. The candidate must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, self-motivated, organized and be able to prioritize daily assignments while handling ad hoc projects. Excellent administrative and customer service skills are required. 

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please send letter of application and resume to:

Claire Fitzgibbon

Director of Admission

Email: [email protected]

Please include job "#897031 Part-time Admission Counselor" in the subject line. 

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 9/8/2018
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