Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Jun 21 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Admissions Advisor (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience (90% of full-time, temporary)
Binghamton University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor for Undergraduate Admissions (New York City-based) to support undergraduate recruitment through identifying, selecting, and enrolling students from the metro-NYC geographic region. The Undergraduate Admissions Office seeks a highly self-motivated, dynamic individual with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to represent the University among prospective students, their families and colleagues. The regional admissions counselor will operate remotely covering the recruitment territory of New York City and the greater metro area as well as other recruitment locations as needed. The position will also require travel to the Binghamton campus several times throughout the year. This is a 90% FTE position.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage data and recruitment activities primarily within the NYC boroughs including, but not limited to; high school visits, college fairs, hosting recruitment events, communication/outreach activities, and innovative presentation methods
Build a strong working knowledge of Binghamton University, its programs, policies, staffing goals and history
Establish and maintain strong relationships and rapport with area high schools, counselors, community colleges, community based organizations, students, parents, alumni and professional organizations in order to develop and foster results to meet Binghamton University's enrollment goals
Build, implement and maintain an effective communication and recruitment plan in conjunction with office-wide strategy for New York City and other related recruitment responsibilities
Coordinate targeted area receptions and information sessions for recruitment and yield purposes with prospective students, applicants, parents, counselors and alumni in order to build awareness and increase enrollments from the specified area; these may involve working with representatives from other colleges or universities
Prepare reports and innovative proposals to help understand the New York City territory and further the goals of the region
Participate in the development of operating goals and; recommend, implement, and administer methods and procedures to enhance operations
Review applications as an active member of application reading committees
Build and maintain queries using a CRM
Manage a special program or serve as a liaison between undergraduate admissions and another campus consistent
Guide students through the admissions process via counseling and motivational speaking
Bachelor's degree (or higher)
1-3 years previous admissions, enrollment and/or student recruitment experience with specific and demonstrable knowledge of the geographic territory of New York City
Demonstrated speaking ability in both individual and very large group settings, analytical thinking, and creative problem solving
Ability to maintain a flexible working schedule including frequent nights and weekends
Experience working with and serving diverse populations
Valid/clean driver's license to rent and operate a motor vehicle
Extensive experience commuting in NYC using public transit and automobile
Knowledge of local, regional and national college counseling ethics, standards, trends, strategies and tactics
Ability to travel to Binghamton University for training, updates, and events no fewer than four times per year (expenses will be paid)
Able to walk, stand for long periods, lift and carry boxes that weigh 25 lbs or more with or without accommodation
Must be computer literate and have access to internet
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrated ability to work independently
Residency in the most populated/central area of recruitment territory and familiarity within territory preferred
Bilingual (Spanish or Mandarin)
Master's degree (or higher)
Experience marketing and leveraging technology
Experience with higher education admission CRM such as Slate and/or comprehensive student system such as Banner
Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for data/based enrollment management techniques and can exercise sound and creative budget management
This position has an expected duration of one year with the possibility of extension. Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.
Internal Number: 111889
About Binghamton University
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character — shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life — promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.