Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director

Northampton Community College
Bethlehem, PA
Aug 04, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
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Employment Type
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Community College
The staff and faculty of Northampton Community College share a single goal: to help students transform their lives through education. It's a goal that reaps rewards thousands of times over the course of a career. Employees at Northampton receive competitive compensation and an array of benefits while working on campuses located in a region with a very high quality of life.

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Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director

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Primary Function: To assist in development, planning, and coordination of the College's Admissions Office and enrollment goals and to participate as a member of the Student Affairs and Enrollment team to achieve the goals of the division and the College.

Responsibilities: (1) Manage assigned recruitment territory of Northampton County or Monroe County area high schools as well as schools outside of the College's sponsoring school districts; (2) Establish and maintain partnerships with community organizations within assigned recruitment territory; develop and execute recruitment strategies for non-traditional (adult learner) populations within assigned recruitment territory; (3) Utilize on a daily basis Hubspot or equivalent CRM tool; (4) Work towards achieving assigned territory enrollment goals; (5) Track and manage communication with assigned territory and the school counselors in those areas; (6) Assist in the review of selective admissions programs; (7) Schedule and conduct appointments with prospective students and their families to discuss the admissions and enrollment process, programs offered, and resources provided by the College; (8) In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Admissions, plan and oversee all recruitment-related campus events (Open Houses, Info Sessions, Tours, etc.) at the Bethlehem campuses, and closely coordinate with event planning at the Monroe campus; (9) Create additional campus events related to accepted students and information sessions for academic areas; (10) Direct oversight of Workstudy student workers; (11) Speak with various community groups about the College and its programs; (12) Provide direction for students interested in on campus housing; (13) Liaison to an assigned NCC academic division; (14) Serve on various committees as assigned.

Organizational Relationships: (1) Responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions for performance of assigned responsibilities. (2) Work closely with the academic program directors, deans, faculty and staff, financial aid and other Student Affairs departments. (3) Relate to College and department goals; (4) Function as a part of the Admissions team.

Performance Standards: Performance in this position is considered satisfactory when: (1) mutually agreed upon objectives have been attained within a specified time frame, (2) responsibilities of the position have been carried out at a level consistent with performance objectives, (3) effective cooperative relationships exist with the other members of the administrative staff.

Education: Attainment of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: (1) demonstrated organization, communication, and leadership skills; (2) ability to work and communicate effectively with small and large groups, including public speaking; (3) ability to function effectively as a member of the Student Affairs and Enrollment team; (4) skills in interpersonal relations with the ability to relate to students, academic personnel, and staff; (5) ability to adapt to differences and changes in program, colleagues, student, and community characteristics; (6) ability to work with and relate to community constituencies; (7) Familiarity and experience working with data and data tools (excel, access, commercial reporting tools, etc.). Experience: 1-5 years in an educational environment or equivalent experience; community college enrollment preferred but not required.

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