Note: 3 part time positions available, regional locations: Long Island NY, New Jersey, Michigan
The Admissions Assistant is responsible for assisting the associate director with recruitment efforts and coordination of the following services:
Represent the University to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other events.
Attend other related recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories.
Manage ongoing strategic communications with students, high schools, and independent counselors, utilizing email, print, and other media.
Contribute to the success of various student recruitment efforts targeting prospective applicants to the University.
Review and score application materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree with some admissions counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to travel to remote locations. Must be able to load, transport, and set up admissions materials, displays, and other equipment. Some evening and weekend hours are required, especially during travel season.
Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.
Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and contact information of two professional references to Alison Garewski at email@example.com. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving over 4000 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as select graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the university is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital, and Long Island Sound.
We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, research activity and scholarship, student advisement, university, and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.