Admissions Counselor

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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at The College of New Jersey seeks a self motivated dynamic individual to serve as an Admissions Counselor.

This Admissions Counselor will report to the Associate Director of Admissions with a primary responsibility of recruiting first year students, with an emphasis on supporting data management efforts through the Office's CRM system (Slate Technoloutions).  Secondary reponsibilities will include providing support for specific cohorts (i.e. out-of-state, multicultural) and assisting with communication creation, social media and other marketing efforts. Duties will include in-state and out-of-state travel, reading applications, answering telephone calls and inquiries, responding to emails, and meeting with prospective students and families.  Nights and weekend work will be required during heavy travel seasons in the fall and spring semesters.  Virtual events participation will be expected.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment of first-year in-state and out-of-state students

  • Support management of office CRM system.  Assist staff with building and modifying queries, reports, forms, and digital communications.  Develop efficiencies to support the Admissions Operation  

  • On-campus recruitment events, off-campus college fairs and high school visits, virtual events

  • Review and evaluate admissions applications

  • Support communication and social media efforts 

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree

  • Strong Oral presentation skills

  • Strong written communciation skills

  • Feels comfortable in a virtual environment

  • A valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 Years Admissions experience at a competitive institution (either as an admissions professional or student ambassador)
  • Leadership experience within the TCNJ community or a competitive college environment
  • Experience with data collection/analysis, database management, automations and/or CRM systems.
  • Comfortable engaging with diverse populations

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.