York College is seeking a dynamic and engaging professional to serve as a full-time Admission Counselor/Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions on the Enrollment Management team. The Admission Counselor is primarily responsible for undergraduate student recruitment in a specific geographic territory. Primary responsibilities include the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students, as well as effective relationship management with prospective students, parents, and high schools through a variety of communication modalities, including in-person, telephone, email, social media, and traditional mail. This position requires extensive overnight travel to a specific area during certain times of the year. This includes some out of state and in state travel. Additional responsibilities include meeting one-on-one with and conducting professional group information sessions for campus visitors, interviewing and counseling prospective students, reading and reviewing applications, and assisting with all on-campus recruitment events. Some evening and weekends required.
A bachelor’s degree is required with a masters preferred. Direct admission experience, prospect management, or sales is preferable (Counselor 1-3 years; Assistant with 3+ years; Associate 5+ years). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a higher education environment and/or the secondary counseling level; familiarity with selective liberal arts colleges and non-profit organizations; exemplary oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational and analytical skills; ability to work independently and with a team as well as with various constituencies; must be able to travel, evening and weekend hours, and a valid driver’s license are required. Requires excellent functional skills including knowledge of and experience with a variety of desktop computer programs. Knowledge of or experience with Slate is preferred.
About York College of Pennsylvania
About Us:Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,600 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. A center of affordable academic excellence, York is dedicated to the intellectual, professional and social growth of its students. The College helps them develop a concrete plan to attain academic growth and career success; encourages them to try in the “real world” what they learn in the classroom; and prepares them to be professionals in whatever career they pursue. Please visit our website at www.ycp.edu.