Admissions Counselor - Alfred State College

Alfred State College
Alfred, NY
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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About Alfred State College: As the #1 SUNY Regional College according to US News, Alfred State College's recent achievement of enrolling the largest incoming class in over a decade with a remarkable 20% increase in new enrollment speaks to our growth and success. We offer a unique opportunity for prospective employees to find purpose in helping students launch rewarding careers while finding one themselves, all within an institution that not only provides a supportive and enriching work environment but also offers competitive compensation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and opportunities for professional growth and development.

At this SUNY College of Technology, we provide a range of associate and bachelor's degree programs across diverse majors, with a strong focus on project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement. We're proud to maintain an applied learning environment that not only allows students to gain hands-on experience but also enables our exceptional faculty to wholeheartedly dedicate themselves to teaching. Here, teaching takes precedence over research, and our faculty's primary mission is to guide, mentor, and inspire our students to excel. With smaller class sizes and our unwavering commitment to personalized education, our faculty can genuinely focus on nurturing the next generation of leaders, problem solvers, and innovators.

Our picturesque rural campus is nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York. Situated about an hour and a half away from the metropolitan areas of Rochester and Buffalo, our charming locale is also near the Finger Lakes region of western New York known for scenic views, unique landscapes, outdoor adventure, festivals, quaint towns and cultural attractions. Here, you'll find a winning combination of advantages. It's not just a place to work; it's a place to call home, whether you're drawn to the natural beauty of the area, the warmth of a tight-knit community, or the promise of a bright future. Here at Alfred State College, you'll find it all.

: Join an already successful admissions team as an Admissions Counselor. Become a key member of the admissions team helping to achieve enrollment goals for Alfred State. You will build and expand upon educational partnerships with students, parents, school counselors, and community organizations. Information concerning all aspects of Alfred State will be shared both on and off campus. Responsibilities include interviewing potential students and personal follow up by assisting the students through the admissions process. This position will also participate in recruitment activities on and off campus, review applications for admission, and be actively involved in on-going admissions programs and projects. Assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual. Extensive recruitment travel in the fall and spring is required. The primary travel territory will be New York City; travel to other areas both in and out of state may also be required.

  • Requirements: Minimum Education, skills, and abilities:

Bachelor's degree Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to work with diverse populations Ability to work as a team member as well as the confidence to work independently Strong interpersonal communication skills Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed Strong work ethic Valid driver's license required.

Preferred education, skills, and abilities:

Master's Degree Proficiency in Spanish and familiarity with the New York City area Familiarity with university-related technology such as Banner and CRM Slate software Knowledge of SUNY and Alfred State

Additional Information: The salary range for this position begins at $47,261 and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employees are also offered EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS! At Alfred State, our offerings extend beyond monetary compensation. We offer personal benefits through extensive healthcare and retirement packages, including the option for a pension. Furthermore, we prioritize the attainment of a balanced and harmonious integration of work, personal life, and academic endeavors, all aimed at improving your overall work-life balance and effectiveness.

Benefits options include:

Health Insurance:

Cost effective health insurance premiums with 73% to 88% covered by the employer. PPO or HMO option for personalized healthcare solutions. Exceptional fertility benefits available. Accumulated sick leave can cover a health insurance premium in retirement.

Dental and Vision:

No cost dental and vision benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Educational Support:

Tuition benefits to invest in your continuous learning and professional development.

Paid Time Off:

New employees are eligible for up to 22 vacation, 5 personal and 13 sick days per year increasing with years of service. Up to 13 paid holidays annually Paid family and parental leave

Retirement Plans:

Various retirement options, including a defined benefits (pension) plan. With the pension, retired employees receive a defined monthly income for the rest of their life. Additional pre- and post- tax voluntary retirement savings options are available.

Our comprehensive compensation and benefits package are designed to exceed your expectations, affirming our dedication to your overall well-being and professional growth.

Alfred State College hereby advises students, parents, employees, and the general public that it offers employment and educational opportunities, including career and technical educational opportunities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the college community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Alfred State policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the compliance officers/coordinators listed below. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations, and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to:

Angela Koskoff Interim Chief Diversity Officer Alfred State College 10 Upper College Drive Alfred, NY 14802 Phone 607-587-4026

If you would like to receive the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop in and request one at the University Police Department, located in the TG House on Lower College Drive or request a copy by calling the University Police at 607-587-3999. This report is available on the college's website at:

Application Instructions: Returning applicants may login to their Alfred State College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

The following documents MUST be submitted to be considered for this position:

Resume/CV Cover Letter

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