Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission

Location
Bronx, Bronx County
Posted
Aug 01, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION Rose Hill Campus Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution in the cultural heart of New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 15,100 undergraduate and graduate students in its 10 Colleges and Schools. The Office of Undergraduate Admission at our Rose Hill campus is currently seeking an Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission to join our dynamic and high-energy team of admission professionals. We seek an experienced, outgoing person who will be responsible for recruitment, application review and interviewing of traditional age undergraduates. Responsibilities will include attending college fairs, recruitment events and running on-campus workshops/information sessions; participating in freshman admission committees as well as developing and executing recruitment strategies. The successful candidate will also be in charge of special projects, which may include working with special populations; managing students; writing for the web and/or programming of events. This highly pro-active, people-oriented role involves extensive interaction with various academic departments, faculty, alumni, students, and supporting staff. The ideal candidate will have experience in undergraduate admission, plus a Bachelor’s degree, with a Master’s degree strongly preferred. The successful candidate will exhibit energy, enthusiasm, and creativity, pay attention to detail, and possess a superior ability to multi task and focus. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Driver’s license required. Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including tuition remission. Please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Dr. Patricia Peek Director of Undergraduate Admission Email: peek@fordham.edu (no phone calls please) ABOUT FORDHAM Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom. FORDHAM UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INSTITUTION.