: Undergraduate AdmissionsLocations:
: Binghamton, NYPosted:
: Nov 3, 2021Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-timeRef. No.:
: 00839Position ID:
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
Budget Title: Admissions Advisor (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Binghamton University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of regional admissions counselor to support Undergraduate Admissions through identifying, selecting, and enrolling students from the mid-Atlantic geographic region. The Undergraduate Admissions Office seeks a self-motivated, dynamic individual with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to represent the University among prospective students, their families, and colleagues. The regional admissions counselor will operate remotely covering the recruitment territory of the mid-Atlantic and assisting in other recruitment locations as needed. The position will also require travel to the Binghamton campus several times throughout the year. The ideal incumbent will need to be disciplined when it comes to working from a home-based office; the environment should complement this role. This position will report to the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Manage data and recruitment activities with the mid-Atlantic geographic market including, but not limited to; high school visits, college fairs, hosting recruitment events, communication/outreach activities, and innovative presentation methods
- Build a strong working knowledge of Binghamton University, its programs, policies, staffing, goals and history
- Establish and maintain strong relationships and rapport with area high schools, counselors, community colleges, community-based organizations, students, parents, alumni and professional organizations in order to develop and foster results to meet Binghamton University's enrollment goals
- Build, implement and maintain an effective communication and recruitment plan in conjunction with office-wide strategy for the Mid-Atlantic and other assigned responsibilities
- Coordinate targeted area receptions and information sessions for recruitment and yield purposes with prospective students, applicants, parents, counselors and alumni in order to build awareness and increase enrollments from the specified area; these may involve working with representatives from other colleges or universities
- Prepare reports and innovative proposals to help understand the Mid-Atlantic territory and further the goals of the region
- Participate in the development of operating goals and objectives for the department; recommend, implement, and administer methods and procedures to enhance operations
- Review applications through a holistic reading process and make recommendations, act as an active member of application reading committees
- Build and maintain territory and school specific queries using a CRM
- Manage a special program or serve as a liaison between undergraduate admissions and another campus constituent
- Bachelor's degree
- Demonstrated public speaking ability, analytical thinking, and creative problem solving
- Ability to maintain a flexible working schedule including frequent nights and weekends
- Experience working with and serving diverse populations
- Valid/clean driver's license to rent and operate a motor vehicle
- Ability to travel to Binghamton University for training, updates, and events no fewer than four times per year (expenses will be paid)
- Able to walk, stand for long periods, lift and carry boxes weighing 25 pounds or more
- Must be computer literate and have access to the internet
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
- Residency in the most populated/central area of recruitment territory and familiarity within territory
- Master's degree
- Experience marketing and leveraging technology
- Experience with a higher education admission CRM such as Slate and/or a comprehensive student system such as Banner
- Bilingual (Spanish or Mandarin)
- Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for date-based enrollment management techniques and can exercise sound and creative budget management
- Experience leading and managing a staff
- Previous experience as a Regional-Remote staff member
- Knowledge of local, regional and national college counseling ethics, standards, trends, strategies and tactics
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: 11/18/2021
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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