Bryn Mawr College is accepting applications for an Admissions Counselor.
The individual in this role will support the efforts of the Office of Admissions including but not limited to territory management through extensive travel and constituent engagement, application review, and campus visit and event support. During peak visitor times in Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will conduct a substantial amount of the daily interviews and information sessions. The Admissions Counselor will also assist senior Admissions staff in implementing department outreach and recruitment efforts in addition to serving as a liaison to the College community.
- Manage the outreach and recruitment of prospective students, guidance counselors, and community based organizations for designated domestic territories.
- Plan and implement extensive recruitment travel (approximately 6 -8 weeks) including high school visits, college fairs, community based organization site visits, regional alumnae gatherings.
- Conduct on and off campus and Skype interviews and information sessions.
- Participate in the application review cycle through individual applicant advocacy and admissions committee.
- Participate in all on and off campus events throughout the application cycle.
- Assist senior admissions officers on projects.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned or directed.
SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- A minimum of one- year experience working or volunteering as an undergraduate in a college admissions office is encouraged.
- Must be committed to and able to articulate the values associated with a liberal arts institution for women, and shows enthusiasm and a strong commitment to recruiting and enrolling a diverse college-bound student body.
- Must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills.
- Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies, and a clear customer service orientation.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects and priorities, establish goals, and produce desired results in a timely way.
- Highly developed collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively with others and also be able to work independently.
Exceptional candidates will possess creativity, vision, flexibility, ability to exercise sound judgment, and a strong attention to detail. Must possess the willingness and ability to work outside of a conventional workweek. Must be able to perform overnight travel and possess a valid driver’s license.