Graduate Admissions Counselor - Professional Services Specialist 3

Job description




The Graduate Admissions Counselor will be an integral member of the team responsible for event planning, recruiting and enrolling new students for a rapidly-growing number of graduate programs. As a valuable member of the enrollment management team, the Graduate Admissions Counselor is responsible for developing and implementing programmatic marketing/recruitment strategies that result in increasing both the quantity and quality of graduate students entering the University. The incumbent is expected to actively participate/promote the myriad of on and off-campus activities designed to recruit, admit, and yield an entering class for each program that align with institutional enrollment goals.



  • Provide assistance to inquiries, applicants, accepted and deposited students with the goal of requiting qualified students and increasing enrollment. Work with the Deans to incorporate program information into communications and to develop an engaging student recruitment program. Responsible for daily integration of Hobson’s and other related technological platforms used by the University. Develop proposals and recommend strategies involving a collaborative and innovative communication management project cycle. Administer communication initiatives, database management, creation of targeted content, and on-going CRM messaging. Establish channels of communication with prospective students to introduce them to and inform them of NJCU’s programs; facilitate their relationship with the institution throughout the admissions process - inquiry through enrolled student. Plan admissions yield events - information sessions, workshops and open houses Coordinate development, documentation, maintenance and reporting to ensure efficient communications. Conduct training of staff as needed. Work closely with academic departments and marketing team to support recruitment efforts. Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations Assist the Director in assessing the effectiveness of proposed publications Runs Peoplesoft reports on an ad-hoc basis Prepare information for mailings and other uses.

Participate in division-related programs and services for new students.

General direction is provided by the Director and Associate Directors of University Admissions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Prior knowledge of enrollment management, program development, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High level of experience with Communication Management setup for, Hobson's and People Soft preferred. Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users verbally, in writing and in training presentations to groups or individuals is highly desirable. Experience in data compilation and analysis preferred. Experience in higher education setting preferred. Previous experience in an Office of Admissions is highly desirable

We offer a competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

Cut-Off Date for Filing Applications:  1/17/2019




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Posted: 1/3/2019
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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