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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Trinity College
Location
Talcott Village, CT
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing forty-one states and seventy countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and ninety-one graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity's most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

Trinity College is seeking two Admissions Counselors. As an Admissions Counselor, you will play a pivotal role in the recruitment and enrollment process of a diverse student body. You will be responsible for guiding potential students from your assigned territory through the admissions process, providing them with information about academic programs, financial aid, and campus life. Your primary goal will be to assist applicants in making informed decisions about their educational journey and to support them throughout the enrollment process. You will also help to manage and maintain campus programs and partners.
  • Travels within a defined national or international territory and visits high schools and community-based organizations. Attends college fairs and conducts special programs.
  • Manages all receipts and prepare travel reports to meet Trinity policies and deadlines.
  • Reads and evaluates applications and participates in the committee process to advocate for and select candidates for admission.
  • Helps develop and coordinate recruitment to reflect the importance of a diverse and inclusive student body.
  • Interviews and counsels prospective students and their families on the Trinity admissions process.
  • Conducts outreach to prospective students through various channels including phone calls, emails, virtual meetings, and in-person events.
  • Cultivates strong professional relationships with secondary school counselors, community based organizations and independent educational consultants.
  • In consultation with the Director of Admissions, seeks relevant professional development opportunities.
  • Manages multiple projects for various teams concurrently, while meeting expectations and deadlines.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and based on departmental need.

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