Drew University is seeking an Admissions Counselor in the Department of College Admissions. This is a 12-month, entry-level position reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management. The Admissions Counselor will be responsible for recruiting students from a designated territory to attend Drew University. An understanding of and ability to communicate the value of a liberal arts education and Drew’s specific educational experience are required. A competitive, goal-oriented, results-driven individual capable of building relationships with students, parents, school counselors and campus partners will be successful in this position.
- Represent Drew University at recruitment activities in a designated geographic territory. Extensive travel is required.
- Initiate and maintain strong relationships with prospective students, families, and college counselors throughout the enrollment process.
- Review applications and make admission decision recommendations.
- Counsel prospective students and their families on the admissions and financial aid processes
- Assist in the development and execution of on and off-campus Drew University admissions events.
- Analyze data to assist in developing a strategic recruitment plan for designated territory.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment Management or her designate.
Required Education and Experience:
- List the minimum academic requirements for this position: Bachelors required,
- List the minimum years of practical, relevant experience required for this position: 1-3 years of experience. Experience in college admissions preferred.
- Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred
To apply, submit the following materials.
- Cover letter
- Contact information of 3 professional references
Please apply by July 23, 2021. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged.
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.