Admission Counselor

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Admission the Admission Counselor is primarily responsible for all aspects of admission/recruiting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to interviewing prospective students, responding to student inquiries, visiting high schools, attending college day/night programs and reviewing applications. In addition, this position will complete special projects and additional duties as assigned.

Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.

This position is an on-site position, work will be preformed on campus.

Evening and weekend hours may be required in support of special projects, travel and events.


Bachelor’s degree required. Candidate should possess strong communication skills both oral and written as well as strong interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills. Working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheet programs will be advantageous. Ability to travel domestically when needed. Valid driver's license required.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email a letter of application and resume to:

Claire Fitzgibbon
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Email: [email protected]

Please include "Admission Counselor" in the subject line if the email.


Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
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