Adjunct Counselor-Admissions

Job description

Category:: Non -Teaching Faculty Positions
Department:: SAIS Division/Admissions Dept.
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Jan 15, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Ref. No.:: HERCACA11521
Position ID:: 127589

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Adjunct Counselor-Admissions recruits students by informing prospective students/parents/guidance counselors of educational and vocational programs offered by Westchester Community College. This position serves to reach out to the community by visiting area high schools, community groups, and organizations, in order to meet with prospective students both individually and in groups to disseminate information about our college programs. The Adjunct Counselor organizes visits of students to the college, organizes and conducts campus tours, conducts information sessions, assists in coordinating and participates in on campus events such as Open House, Accepted Students Day, etc. and makes presentations regarding college courses and programs in order to encourage prospective students to consider WCC as a post- secondary institution. Additionally, s/he also performs a variety of projects assigned by the Director of Admissions.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Guidance Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field and 3 years of professional experience are required. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of college courses & programs and technology as it relates to recruitment efforts (e.g.: databases, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.). The successful candidate must also be able to relate to students of traditional college age as well as non-traditional students of various ages and diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Communicating effectively in Spanish is strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

WORK SCHEDULE: The work hours will vary, up to 28 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $44.43 per hour. No benefits.

Application Instructions:

Applicants interested MUST apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/17/2021
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time