- Communicate the values of a RIT education through presentations, booth activities, open houses, and other recruitment efforts on behalf of RIT/NTID to prospective deaf and hard of hearing students, parents, secondary school counselors, vocational rehabilitation counselors, and other education professionals or organizations involved in the college recruitment and selection process.
- Review application materials to facilitate admission decisions.
- Identify regional travel plans and strategies for the travel coordinator to schedule recruitment visits.
- Make travel arrangements and travel within allocated budget and university travel policy and procedures.
- Maintain collaborative efforts towards working knowledge of resources within the region to communicate current and relevant information related to the application process (i.e., vocational rehabilitation, financial aid programs, admissions professional organizations).
- Work with RIT/NTID pre-college outreach programs to create a pipeline of students.
- Perform additional responsibilities as assigned and commensurate with experience.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to email@example.com. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. Required Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree required- preferably in social sciences, business, communication and/or marketing.
- Must be highly flexible and able to work in an environment that emphasizes customer service relations and measurable work outcomes.
- Excellent interpersonal, presentation skills and communication skills, written and sign language skills to communicate across communication modes.
- American Sign Language fluency is required.
- Confidentiality and clear boundaries in dealing with diverse populations
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy. (see Page 4) Department/College Description
At RIT/NTID, deaf and hard-of-hearing students get a college experience unlike anywhere else. Students are part of a university with a national reputation for excellence, and get to learn, create and innovate with the very best. They are part of an inclusive community that supports and guides their journey in a way that enables them to fit in and be who you are. You can provide potential students unparalleled access and support services unmatched by any other university. What do we believe at RIT?
Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few). Job Summary
The Admissions Counselor works within a geographic region toward the successful recruitment of prospective deaf and hard of hearing students to RIT: carry out student recruitment travel, present to students and stakeholders about RIT/NTID, review applications to facilitate admission decision to RIT and work with students and stakeholders toward enrolled student status. Extensive business travel-roughly fifty days during the peak fall travel season and throughout the year.