Keuka College Admissions Counselor in Keuka Park, New York
Reports To: Associate Director of Admissions
Position Type: Full-time, 12 Month
Standard Hours: 40 hours / week
FLSA Status: Exempt
Perform a wide variety of duties relating to enrollment of the new freshman cohort. Responsible for regional travel, territory management and follow up with inquiries, applicants and enrolled students, will create a student-friendly admissions process. Perform evaluation of required credentials (application, high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores if submitted, reference letter) on applicants. Assist the Director of Admissions with scholarship and enrollment decisions for students applying to Keuka College.
Communicate information about Keuka College majors, field period, faculty, student life, NCAA DIV III athletics and other admissions related materials and processes.
Conduct campus tours, student interviews, and other activities necessary to supporting enrollment—for prospective students and their parents visiting campus.
Work closely with admissions team to meet FR student enrollment goals. Manage communications process for inquiries and applicants.
Input student information and maintain student files in college database as needed.
Forecast, track, and report enrollment progress for current term.
Decision applicants and award scholarship if criteria met.
Participate in Admissions events to include: Fall Open House, Saturday Showcases, Holiday Visits, Spring Accepted Student Day, Junior Preview Day, Summer Visitations, and New Student Orientation.
Supervise the work of student assistants as required.
Travel to participate in high school and college fairs, conferences, and meetings as required.
Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements.
Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies.
Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.
Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
Perform other functions as assigned by leadership and management.
Bachelor’s degree required.
College level Admissions experience preferred (to possibly include Ambassador/Tour Guide experience, prior Recruitment experience, and academic advisement/counseling experience).
This position may require extensive automobile travel throughout the assigned territory, as required by the position; therefore, a valid driver’s license, and successful DMV check is also required.
Computer experience required. Demonstrate proficiency in the following - Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Excellent planning, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to pay attention to detail required.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Understand and behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times.
Ability to be sensitive to and respond to needs/concerns of students, faculty, college staff and the public.
Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Some performance of job duties will require travel to branch campus locations.
Some evening hours and occasional weekends.
Occasional lifting up to 50lbs.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.
Equal Opportunity Employer