Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Master's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Three years of full-time professional experience in admissions or related student service area in a Higher Education environment (i.e. freshmen orientation, academic advising, campus residences, student activities...). Proficiency with office software and communication systems, electronic messaging and internet applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps, etc...) Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes")
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of full-time professional experience in admissions at the post-secondary level. Two years of direct student recruitment experience in New York City. Experience coordinating recruitment and yield events for students, families and/or counselors. Experience developing student volunteer networks to support recruitment initiatives. Proficiency with application management systems including SLATE and/or PeopleSoft.
Brief Description of Duties: The Admissions Advisor will represent the University as the territory manager for the New York City metropolitan area. Working with senior management in Admissions, this position is responsible for developing and expanding recruitment initiatives in an effort to increase enrollment from NYC and support university-wide diversity goals. The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Develop annual recruitment plan for NYC territory in collaboration with senior management. Coordinate scheduling, implementation and evaluation of recruitment plan and initiatives for NYC territory, including on and off campus events for students, families and counselors. Represent the University at college fairs, high school visits and other outreach programs. Monitor annual enrollment trends and prepare annual report for NYC recruitment market.
Process and render decisions on freshmen and transfer applications. Conduct follow up to increase applications, admit, and yield rates from targeted schools and student groups.
Coordinate campus visit programs and student volunteer networks to support NYC recruitment initiatives. Collaborate with the Dean of Students Office, Multicultural Affairs, CSTEP and other student leadership programs to recruit and train current students to support recruitment initiatives.
Assist with local and regional initiatives to recruit transfer students. Participate in transfer recruitment fairs and programs, and assist with the review and evaluation of transfer applicants.
Interview prospective students and families. Participate in on and off campus events including Information Sessions, Admitted Student Days, counselor seminars and student receptions.
Assist with outreach and follow- up to SBU pipeline programs to include HOPE, STEP/CSTEP and HCARE. Review and render decisions on applicants from those programs and communicate decisions to program directors. Serve as liaison for the Native American Scholarship Program.
Develop and conduct college awareness presentations for community organizations, middle school and elementary school programs.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Admissions Advisor
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Undergraduate Admissions-Stony Brook University
Salary: $47,000 - $55,000, plus $3,026 location pay
Salary Grade: SL3
Appointment Type: Term
Internal Number: 2100932
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.