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Admissions Advisor - SUNY Schenectady County Community College

Company: Schenectady County Community
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Advisor position is based at the SUNY Schenectady main campus; however there is a large travel commitment required, with extensive local travel and occasional out of the area and overnight travel. There is the expectation that the admissions advisor will work certain evening and weekend hours as assigned to attend college fairs and recruitment events, and for office coverage. This is a full-time12 month represented position.

Supervisory Responsibility

The incumbent does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Conduct recruitment travel throughout the capital district and beyond

Assists in the coordinating of all aspects of new student orientations

Review new student files for admission and data entry for test scores

Oversee the college's involvement in virtual college fairs and assist with other e recruitment initiatives

Plan and coordinate all in on-campus admissions events functions such as open houses, information sessions, instant admission days, etc.

Contact new students who are in all phases of the enrollment process to guide them to their next steps

Respond to telephone and email inquiries regarding admissions events

Participate in off-campus admissions activities at extension sites

Welcomes prospective students by processing paperwork; interviewing applicants; arranging and conducting campus tours; conducting follow-up activities such as letter writing and phone-calling campaigns.

Study and thoroughly understand all of the academic programs being offered at the College. Be able to inform and counsel prospective students of these choices.

Establishes and maintains an active role in the community in order to recruit prospective students.

Assists in developing recruitment and advising materials.

All other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Qualifications & Skills

Job Requirements

A thorough understanding of social media applications

Strong customer service skills; Reliable, flexible and punctual work ethic is required.

Strong oral and written communication skills


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution One year of admissions office/recruitment experience One year experience in representing a community college in high schools, college fairs and community fairs Experience in planning and executing all facets of a new student orientation program Experience in arranging and staffing E-Recruitment outreach One year experience in reviewing student files in a community college setting A valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds at least 1/4 mile.

Preferred Requirements

Extensive knowledge of Banner (Ellucian) system

Experience with CRM systems (Slate)

Additional Information:

Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check.


SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities. As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.


The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.

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