Thomas College seeks applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor II. The Admissions Counselor II’s primary responsibility is to assist in recruiting new students. This is an ongoing, 12-month position that requires extensive travel throughout New England and various states during the months of September through November, and some travel again in March through May. The Admissions Counselor will assist in all aspects of the recruiting process, from attending college fairs, to contacting and building relationships with potential new students and their families, giving public presentations on Thomas College, collecting, and processing application materials, and reviewing applications for admission recommendations. This requires working nights and weekends as needed. The Admissions Counselor position requires individuals to be present and transparent due to multiple levels of outreach, e-communication, direct and indirect consultation. The Admissions Counselor II will promote the colleges diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Developing and/or implementing recruitment activities to attract new students to Thomas. This includes conducting recruiting activities, such as scheduling school visits, conducting interviews and informational sessions, attending events and developing partnerships within the community.
- Managing a recruitment territory and representing Thomas College at high school and college fairs as well as other educational venues
- Providing enrollment counseling for prospective students
- Reviewing applications and rendering admission decisions for first year applicants.
A bachelor's degree is required along with two to four years of proven related experience. A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are also required. The ideal candidate will also have a strong working knowledge or Microsoft Office Products and be proficient in the use of technological devices such as cell phones, IPads and navigational devices.
The Admissions Counselor II may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends, as necessary. The successful applicant will need the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimum supervision. Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service are musts.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include: Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter along with names of three professional references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.