Admissions Counselor

Job description


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at The College of New Jersey seeks a self motivated dynamic individual to serve as an Admissions Counselor.


This Admissions Counselor will report to the Assistant Director of Admissions and will serve as the coordinator of the recruitment of students eligible for the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program. Duties will include in-state travel with focus on EOF territories, reading applications answering telephone calls and inquiries, responding to emails, meeting with prospective students and families. Nights and weekend work will be required during heavy travel seasons in the fall and spring semesters. Virtual events and connections will be expected. This position will also support the college's multicultural recruitment efforts.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Recruitment of first-year in-state students and the EOF cohort


    Support the recruitment of multicultural students


    On-campus recruitment events, off-campus college fairs and high school visits, virtual events


    Review and evaluate admissions applications / EOF applicants


    Developing strong partnership with EOF territories and Community Based Organizations


Required Qualifications:


  • 1 to 2 Years Admissions experience at a competitive institution (either as an admissions professional or student ambassador)
  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree


    Demonstrated ability to work with Educational Opportunity Programs and multicultural populations


    Strong Oral presentation skills


    Feels comfortable in a virtual environment


    A valid driver's license


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Leadership experience within the TCNJ community or a competitive college environment


    Technology skills


    Comfortable working in a virtual environment


About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 20001194
Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 12/6/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable