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Undergraduate Admissions Representative

Employer
Springfield College
Location
Springfield, MA
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Undergraduate Programs
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Description

Springfield College Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for a temporary Undergraduate Admissions Representative. This is a temporary, 10-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. The appointment date for this position is August 2024 through May 2025.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Undergraduate Admissions Representative will conduct recruitment travel in a specific recruitment territory.

Responsibilities include:

Establish and maintain an informational, active communication system with high school students, their parents, and high school counselors/teachers
  • Counsel students and their parents concerning admissions, financial aid, housing options, and career planning
  • Conduct office-based contact by mail and phone with students and parents
  • Use prospect management techniques to conduct appropriate outreach to students at each stage of the admissions process

Identify and recruit prospective students in a designated market.
  • Manage a recruitment territory
  • Plan and arrange all phases of regional and local travel

Application reader
  • Review of applications for admission to include transcript evaluation, re-calculation of high school GPA to determine merit eligibility, test score interpretation and evaluation of essay and personal references.
  • Follow-Up phone work with secondary school counselors re: academic and personal information on applicants.
  • Make recommendations on admission to Director of Admissions.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • This position required occasional evening, holiday or weekend work to attend open house, Saturday visits, college fairs and night programs.
  • Extensive recruitment travel is required in specific recruitment territory.
  • Valid driver's license, with a College insurable driving history, is required for this position. A full motor vehicle/driving history report will be required as a part of the background check process.

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equity in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences, who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College's position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our

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