Regional Admission Counselor - California (10- Month Part Time)

Potsdam, NY
Sep 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Job TitleRegional Admission Counselor - California (10- Month Part Time)Posting NumberStaff 2014001067FLSANon-ExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timePart-timeIs this a temporary Position?NoJob Description Summary

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with senior staff to manage and develop a recruitment territory plan, including decisions on where to visit, identification and correspondence with counselors and contacts, and creation of presentation materials. Plans travel arrangements and timing
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with varied constituencies including prospective students, parents, alumnae, faculty, guidance counselors, and other staff
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and coordination of the University recruitment plan
  • Responsible for the management of a regional admission territory and related independent tasks
  • Communicate effectively to students on matters of admission process, academics, and student life
  • Meet with prospective students, parents and guidance counselors to promote Clarkson University at college fairs, high school visits and other off-campus events
  • Visit high schools, counsel, and dispense literature to students and guidance personnel; attend college programs; and meet with students/families and alumni
  • Interview prospective students, documents and uses independent judgment on the quality of the interview as it relates to an applicant’s admission decision Manages follow-up communication
  • Facilitate correspondence between prospective students, the faculty, and staff
  • Participate in events planning, correspondence, and program implementations
  • Participate in meetings and conferences for professional development purposes
  • Compile statistical data for the preparation of reports and analysis
  • Establish and maintain contact with local alumni to utilize in recruitment plan as needed
  • Represent the University at various educational, community, and professional meetings
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • Performance of above duties require you to be at work
Minimum Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and recruitment and applicant systems required


  • Individual must have experience in strong oral and written communication
  • Experience working independently and in a group setting
  • Candidate should be energetic, well organized, with strong interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Preferred Experience

  • Previous admission or similar experience preferred
  • Alumnus of Clarkson University
Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Close Date09/17/2020Open Date09/10/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions for this Posting

Applicants must be based in California

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Maximum Number of Reference Requests2Minimum Number of Reference Requests1Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Indeed
    • List-serv
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • Other
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd
  3. Do you have a valid drivers license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. This job requires approximately 15 weeks of travel per year. What is your comfort level with this amount of travel?
    • Very Comfortable
    • Somewhat Comfortable
    • Not Comfortable
  5. This job requires some work on weekends and evenings. What is your comfort level with irregular hours?
    • Very Comfortable
    • Somewhat Comfortable
    • Not Comfortable
  6. Will you have a bachelors degree by the start of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References
Optional Documents