Admissions Counselor (multiple positions)

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Undergrad Admissions
Pay Grade: P14
Categories: Admissions/Enrollment/Student Recruitment

General Summary of Position:

An Admissions Counselor is responsible for traditional admissions responsibilities that will enhance the recruitment efforts of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. General admissions responsibilities include: travel, in-person/virtual school visits, parent/student programming, college fairs, conducting information sessions, virtual recruitment opportunities including virtual school visits, virtual college fairs, virtual panel discussions, and webinars, as well as reading, evaluating and summarizing applications for admission. Admissions Counselors must have the ability to effectively manage a recruitment territory that will include outreach, recruiting and yielding high-achieving students, under-represented students, local, international, and out-of-state students.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree, leadership experience or higher education experience 
  • Willingness to work and succeed outside of a conventional workweek that includes extensive travel (6-10 weeks in the fall and 3-6 weeks in the spring, as well as frequent virtual recruitment opportunities throughout the year)
  • Frequent weekend and evening hours required
  • Ability to critically read and analyze applications for admission
  • A valid driver’s license and personally owned reliable transportation is required

Additional Considerations:

  • Proven ability to perform and thrive both independently and as a contributing member of a team is essential 
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit in a variety of communities is preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual candidates preferred. Spanish speaking candidates preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

This is an SEIU 888 Professional Union position, Grade P14.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.  

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.