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Regional Admissions Counselor - NYC - Alfred State College

Alfred State College
Alfred, NY
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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About Alfred State College: As the #1 SUNY Regional College according to US News, our recent 20% increase in new enrollment speaks to our growth trajectory and pursuit of success. Under the guidance of President Steven Mauro, who joined the Pioneer family in the spring of 2022, our leadership team is actively investing in our updated Strategic Plan to ensure continued forward momentum.

Alfred State College offers a unique opportunity for prospective employees to find true purpose in helping students launch rewarding careers while finding purpose themselves. We not only provide a supportive and enriching work environment, but also offer competitive compensation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and opportunities for professional growth and development.

At our 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 and civic engagement. We're proud to maintain an applied learning environment that allows students to gain hands-on experience and our exceptional faculty to 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 succeed.

Our picturesque rural campus is nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York. Situated about 1-2 hours 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. It's not just a place to work; it's a place to call home.

: Alfred State College invites applications for the position of Regional Admissions Counselor based in the New York metro area. This position will support a full range of first year and transfer admissions activities.

The successful candidate, to be regionally based in NYC, is a key member of the admissions team who will help achieve the enrollment goals for Alfred State. They will build educational partnerships with students, parents, and school counselors concerning all aspects of Alfred State. Responsibilities include meeting with potential students and personal follow up by assisting the students through the admissions process. Participate in recruitment activities on and off campus. Review applications for admission. Involvement in on-going admissions programs and projects. The primary travel territory will be New York City; travel to other areas both in and out of state may also be required. Approximately 7 weeks of travel in the fall and 2-3 weeks in the spring is expected.


Requirements: Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree Demonstrated experience in college admissions or related area within higher education Valid driver's license Ability and willingness to live and travel in the New York metropolitan area Ability and willingness to work from a home office Demonstrated effective written communication and presentation skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to travel overnight and work evenings and weekends


Previous experience counseling/working with New York City students, families and/or CBO's Spanish proficiency Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion

Additional Information: The starting salary range for this position is $49,261. Employees are also offered EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS! We offer extensive healthcare and retirement options, including the opportunity for a pension. Furthermore, we prioritize a harmonious integration of work, personal life, and academic endeavors to support 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 in this negotiating unit are eligible for up to 15 paid sick and vacation days in their first year, increasing with years of service. Up to 13 paid holidays annually Paid parental and family 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.

Non-Discrimination Notice

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 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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