Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Hoboken, Hudson County
Aug 07, 2014
An Admission Counselor at Stevens Institute of Technology determines the admissibility of prospective students in accordance with the admissions standards and policies of the university. This highly visible role requires a self-motivated, vibrant person who can communicate with prospective students and interested parties to explain the college admission policies and procedures and accurately answer questions. This position requires travel to high schools and other forums to inform prospective students and guidance counselors of admission standards and policies, the programs of the university, and campus life. The Admissions Counselor reports to the Associate Director of Recruitment and Director of International Undergraduate Admissions. The primary responsibilities are, but not limited to: • Represents Stevens Institute of Technology during virtual and in-person recruitment activities • Manage assigned student recruitment territory which includes travel to off- campus territory, recruiting, interviewing, presentations and events coverage, counseling families, interacting with guidance counselors and application file reading, recommending admissions decisions. • Assist with domestic and international recruitment and admissions activities • Performs other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree • Valid driver’s license • High attention to customer service • Strong interpersonal skills with diverse constituents • Ability to work independently and within a team structure • Flexibility to work on evenings and weekends as necessary to assist with on campus events as well as recruiting duties off campus • Strong written communication and public speaking skills Preferred background: • One to three years of admissions experience or similar demonstrated undergraduate admissions background and industry knowledge • Experience working or studying abroad • Fluency in a second language Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense, STEM education and coastal sustainability. The university is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs and mid-career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact.