Admission Counselor, International Admission and Virtual Programming

Marist College
Poughkeepsie, New York
Not Specified
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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College / University

Position Title:

Admission Counselor, International Admission and Virtual Programming


International Admission

Salary Range:

$55,341 - $57,000

Job Summary:

The Admission Counselor will assist with the marketing, recruitment, and enrollment of traditional international undergraduate students, Florence, Italy bachelor degree students and freshmen year abroad programs. Support virtual programming initiatives for all undergraduate markets.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1-3 years relevant work experience required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Understanding or experience with international programs (study abroad, travel, etc.) Valid driver’s license and passport required.

Essential Functions:

  • Independently manage geographic territory by analyzing multiple data sources to develop and create an extensive travel, virtual recruitment, communication and outreach plan to drive new student enrollment in support of the strategic goals of the college.
  • Review and make admission decisions on traditional undergraduate applications to Marist. Thoroughly evaluate student credentials and personal qualities. Serve as a member of the Admission and Scholarship Committee which renders final admission and merit award decisions for all applicants.
  • Conduct information sessions and college fairs/nights (both virtually and in person), meeting with prospective students and their families. Prepare and revise presentations as needed to ensure appropriate information for audience (e.g., general, specific academic area, honor program.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and emails that come through the Marist Admission Office from prospective international students and their families. Provide guidance to students, parents, and school counselors.
  • Assist in managing Admission Office student workers, by providing them with oversight, direction, and scheduling of tasks.
  • Work closely in the enrollment of the first year abroad programs.
  • Co-lead a project (coordinating all virtual programs) which primarily works with internal admission personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spanish fluency

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & 3 Professional References

About the Department:

The International Admission Office is expanding our team by adding an additional full time international counselor. The Office is tasked with discovering talented future Red Foxes from around the globe.

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

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