The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at The College of New Jersey seeks a self motivated dynamic individual to serve as an Admissions Counselor.
This Admissions Counselor will report to the Assistant Director of Admissions and will serve as the coordinator of the recruitment of students eligible for the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program. Duties will include in-state travel with focus on EOF territories, reading applications answering telephone calls and inquiries, responding to emails, meeting with prospective students and families. Nights and weekend work will be required during heavy travel seasons in the fall and spring semesters. Virtual events and connections will be expected. This position will also support the college's multicultural recruitment efforts.
Recruitment of first-year in-state students and the EOF cohort
Support the recruitment of multicultural students
On-campus recruitment events, off-campus college fairs and high school visits, virtual events
Review and evaluate admissions applications / EOF applicants
Developing strong partnership with EOF territories and Community Based Organizations
1 to 2 Years Admissions experience at a competitive institution (either as an admissions professional or student ambassador)
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree
Demonstrated ability to work with Educational Opportunity Programs and multicultural populations
Strong Oral presentation skills
Feels comfortable in a virtual environment
A valid driver's license
Leadership experience within the TCNJ community or a competitive college environment
Comfortable working in a virtual environment
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 20001194_1602095949
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.