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.
The incumbent does not have supervisory responsibilities.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct recruitment travel throughout the capital district and
Assists in the coordinating of all aspects of new student
Review new student files for admission and data entry for test
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,
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
Participate in off-campus admissions activities at extension
Welcomes prospective students by processing paperwork;
interviewing applicants; arranging and conducting campus tours;
conducting follow-up activities such as letter writing and
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
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
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.
Extensive knowledge of Banner (Ellucian) system
Experience with CRM systems (Slate)
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.
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
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.