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Reporting to and in consultation with the Director of Admission, the Admission Counselor is expected to fully engage in a broad range of Office of Admission activities, including but not limited to the responsibilities described below.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an integral member of the Admission team that is responsible for recruiting and enrolling students who fulfill the College’s mission.
  • Support the mission of the Office of Admission in growing the diversity within the applicant pool and enrolling class. Contribute to strategies and programming designed to meet this objective.
  • Lead the Office of Admission’s social media efforts, including planning and executing strategies, creating and publishing timely content for multiple platforms, and hiring, training, and supervising interns. Experience in evaluating metrics is a plus.
  • Coordinate the overnight hosting program including the hiring, training, and supervising student coordinators.
  • Learn the College’s mission and ethos. Keep current with the College’s academic programs, support services, and co-curricular offerings.
  • Represent the college and build relationships with prospective students, their families, high school counselors, and community members. This includes interviewing prospective students and some off-campus recruitment travel.
  • Evaluate applications for admission in a timely manner and participate fully in the committee based selection process of candidates for admission.
  • Participate in and assist with the planning and implementation of recruitment and yield activities as well as special programs.
  • Develop fluency of office tools and procedures, especially Slate CRM by Technolutions.
  • Practice discretion and maintain confidentiality of records, correspondence, and information, regardless of the format.
  • Maintain focus on several activities and priorities. Anticipate seasonal variations in the workload.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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