Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking an Admissions Counselor for the St. Petersburg, FL campus to develop and execute undergraduate recruitment activities. The incumbent is responsible for development and formation of relationships with prospective students, parents, high schools, school counselors, community colleges, clinical partners and college counselors. The Admissions Counselor will assist with undergraduate recruitment as needed to support enrollment efforts of the College.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
Guide potential students through their educational selection process.
Conducts interviews for prospective students on campus.
Processes and reviews applications.
Makes follow-up contact to prospective students.
Assist with projects including participating in promotional events, territory management and marketing collateral.
Recruitment: works with telecounseling, conducts on-campus interviews, follow-up with contacts, attending local college information programs, high school and community college visits, coordinating and developing on and off campus programs, conducting Saturday information sessions and participating in other promotional events.
Assists with components of open houses, transfer days, college tours and other promotional events. May be responsible for special assignments to include one or more of the following: department liaison, re-enrollment counseling, telecounseling including prospect calling.
Conducts information sessions to students and parents (including nights and weekends).
Markets the college through the use of technology such as Text, Phone, Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc.
Assists with daily administrative operations.
Takes an active role in the development of the department’s strategic and operational plans as required by department leadership. Works closely with department supervisor to develop and implement operational goals that support departmental success.
Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record (as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines). This position requires travel.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.
Experience working in an admissions office (or other related student affairs or enrollment area) as an undergraduate student is desired.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a diversity statement. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.