Freshman Admission Advisor

SUNY New Paltz Vacancy

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Admission - Undergraduate

Local Title: Freshman Admission Advisor

Classification: SL-3

Duties: The Undergraduate Admissions department seeks a Freshman Admission Advisor. Expected appointment date is July 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Thorough knowledge of all freshman admissions policies and procedures
• Thorough knowledge of the university and its academic and student support offerings
• Nine weeks in the fall and four weeks in the spring of regional recruitment travel representing the university to prospective students, their families, the guidance community and other publics. Successful candidates will travel to New York City.
• Analyze and participate in the freshman application process
• Evaluate freshman application credentials to finalize an admission decision in accordance with university policy
• Interview and counsel prospective students and parents; participate in on-campus and off-campus presentations to prospective students and parents

Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required
• Minimum of one year professional admission experience at a selective, accredited college or university required
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Clean and valid driver's license required
• Ability to work evenings and some weekends
• The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively and independently, be creative and self-motivated.

Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

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Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled, priority given to those received by 5/30/19.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.