NYSCAS Admiss Counselor

Posting Details

Position Information

Title NYSCAS Admiss Counselor
Location New York City
Department Central Admin - NYSCAS
Position Number 1S8103
Job Description

The Recruiter will support student recruitment and participate in the admissions decision process. In addition to individual recruiting, the Recruiter will participate in recruitment events, will follow up on inquiries and leads and will participate in outreach on behalf of NYSCAS through information sessions and other recruiting events. The position involves some travel and occasional evening/weekend hours.

Job Duties

• Meet or exceed enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area
• Develop and maintain relationships with guidance counselors at local high schools, local ethnic organizations and neighborhood associations where people congregate to promote the college
• Represent Touro at local recruitment events, both on and off campus
• Speak publicly to individuals, groups on and off campus
• Process all admissions applications, documents, inquiries and admission forms assigned
• Follow up on applicants throughout the Admissions process
• Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files for new and returning students
• Serve as liaison between students and academic departments
• Perform Transfer Credit assessment for accepting new students
• Ability to work autonomously in the NYSCAS admissions process
• Ability to identify processes in the department that need improvement and provide solutions
• Register 65% of the qualified applicants interviewed
• Organize Open Houses and Information Sessions
• General knowledge of all programs offered
• Perform other assignments as requested by the Director of Admissions, Site Director or School Deans

Organizational/Professional Development/Managerial
• Is punctual and maintains a satisfactory attendance record
• Is appropriately attired for the office
• Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness
• Is proactive; takes initiative
• Manages time and other resources to meet established goals in a timely manner
• Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments
• Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
• Maintains confidentiality in the management of information
• Contributes to a cooperative, friendly and mutually supportive work environment: a “team” player
• Utilizes available resources effectively

• Meets annual assessment requirements
• Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with clients, staff and other members of the Touro College community
• Answers telephones in an appropriate, professional manner, and resolves problems in a reasonable time frame

Required Qualifications

Education, Preparation, and Training
Bachelor’s degree required
3-4 years of experience in college admissions

Demonstrated computer proficiency
Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Problem solving and organizational skills
Detail oriented, customer service orientation, ability to work independently and as part of a team

Computer Skills
Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Internet research and Outlook
Demonstrated computer proficiency in academic computing

Travel to local area including occasional evenings and Sundays
Work takes place in Administrative Offices as well as outside venues

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands


Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Non-Exempt
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00384P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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