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SUNY Oneonta Admissions Counselors - NYC and Nassau County in Oneonta, New York

The Office of Admissions at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for two separate Regional Admissions Counselor positions. These positions will support a full range of first year and transfer admissions activities. Both positions are location based; one working primarily in New York City and the second working primarily in Nassau County.

The successful candidates, to be regionally based in NYC and Nassau County, will join a dedicated team, committed to serving students and their families. We value inclusivity and are committed to the recruitment and enrollment of a diverse student body. To learn more about the College and the Department, please visit and

Duties include but are not limited to:
Recruitment travel in the NY metropolitan region including, but not limited to, the 5 boroughs, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Westchester, Connecticut, and New Jersey; application review and evaluation; prospect generation; establishing and fostering relationships with college counselors, prospective students and families, community college advisors, agencies, and organizations; extensive outreach efforts to develop awareness of SUNY Oneonta to target audiences; large group presentations.

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree
• Demonstrated experience in college admissions or related area within higher education
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability and willingness to live and travel in the New York metropolitan area
• Ability and willingness to work from a home office
• Demonstrated effective written communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to travel overnight and work evenings and weekends

• Previous experience counseling/working with New York City students, families and/or CBO’s
• Spanish proficiency
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor’s or master’s degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College’s rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it is the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references (required).

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.