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Admission/Academic Counselor HEOP

Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY
Closing date
Jun 18, 2021

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Job Title:

Admission/Academic Counselor HEOP

Posting Number:

Staff 2014001106



Full-time/ Part-time:


Is this a temporary Position?:


Job Description Summary:

Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and carry out recruitment activities for prospective HEOP students by traveling to New York State target areas, interviewing prospective students, participating in college fairs, networking, and utilizing other methods as assigned
  • Responsible for preliminary assessment of prospective HEOP student academic and financial eligibility
  • Responsible for data input and query management with the PeopleSoft System relative to HEOP student recruitment
  • Assist with selection and admission of HEOP freshmen class. Statistically analyze recruitment data to recommend the development of future recruitment plans
  • Meet regularly with a small caseload of assigned HEOP students, using a student-centered approach, providing educational guidance, academic skill development, personal support, and career counseling toward goals of retention, optimal student performance, and graduation
  • Recognize and refer student issues as necessary
  • Assist with coordination implementation of academic year programming including monthly HEOP meetings, conducting educational workshops, field trips, banquets, etc.
  • Provide student advocacy and act as a liaison between faculty and students
  • Monitor student progress by utilizing technology and consulting with faculty and staff as necessary
  • Assist with Summer Pre Freshmen Experience (SPREE) programming that would include residential life, academic advising and workshop components in addition to participating in community development activities
  • Coordinate and implement HEOP Admission Ambassador Program
  • Coordinate and conduct communications and accepted SPREE class pertaining to financial aid requirements and ongoing support
  • Assist with preparation of institutional and State Education Reports
  • Assist with other projects, administrative duties, and initiatives as assigned
  • Performance of above duties require you to be at work on Campus

Minimum Qualifications: :

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Must have demonstrated ability working with culturally diverse and disadvantaged student populations in a confidential manner
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with university acceptable driving record.
  • Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening commitment and flexibility to travel 3 – 5 weeks annually is a necessity

Preferred Qualifications: :

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling or related field
  • Two or more years of work experience in a secondary or post-secondary setting
  • Prior counseling and admissions experience, program coordination, teaching skills, and workshop delivery
  • Work place experience with social justice concepts helpful in addition to fluency in both English and Spanish

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.

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Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions for this Posting:

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).

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Working at Clarkson University

As a private, national research university, Clarkson is a leader in technological education and sustainable economic development through teaching, scholarship, research and innovation.   We ignite personal connections across academic fields and industries to create the entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge and intellectual curiosity needed to innovate world-relevant solutions and cultivate the leaders of tomorrow. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region, Beacon, N.Y., and New York City, Clarkson educates 4,300 students across 95+ rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, the arts, education, sciences and health professions. Clarkson alumni earn salaries that are among the top 2.5% in the nation and realize accelerated career growth.  One in five already leads as a CEO, senior executive or owner of a company. 

Clarkson welcomes scholars and students from all over the world.

Our community and campus settings enhance the quality of student life and afford students access to and interaction with their faculty. We value the diversity of our University community; and we strive to attune ourselves and our programs to our global, pluralistic society. We share the belief that humane and environmentally sound economic and social development derive from the expansion, diffusion and application of knowledge.

Through our Office of Human Resources, we focus on the recruitment, onboarding, training and professional development of our employee community across multiple campuses and learning environments. The goal is a campus community where all are welcomed and valued members who contribute to the development of global citizenship by promoting a diverse and inclusive environment.


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IgniteClarkson is a highly-collaborative community that ignites connections across fields, industries and cultures. 

Together we ignite the mindsets and skill sets that are in demand for tomorrow’s best careers . To think, act and lead globally, we span disciplines to find new solutions and deepen our respect for the diversity of our University community.

We develop innovative programs and research portfolios in partnership with business and industry to explore, create and achieve better futures. We invest in people, ideas and our campus’ living. We give our time, resources and goodwill to drive the future.

We are all Golden Knights who commit to living the Clarkson Values and sharing our success as a model of these ideals. Through the legacy of our personal accomplishments and generosity, we ensure the next generation has the same opportunities to create a better world for themselves and society.

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