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Thomas College seeks applicants for the position of Underclassmen Admissions Counselor. The Admissions Counselor’s primary responsibility is to assist in recruiting new students. This is an ongoing position that requires extensive travel throughout New England and various states during the months of September through November, and some travel again in March through May. The Admissions Counselor will assist in all aspects of the recruiting process, from attending college fairs, to contacting and building relationships with potential new students and their families, giving public presentations on Thomas College, collecting, and processing application materials, and reviewing applications for admission recommendations. This requires working nights and weekends as needed. The Admissions Counselor position requires individuals to be present and transparent due to multiple levels of outreach, e-communication, direct and indirect consultation. The Underclassmen Admissions Counselor will promote the colleges diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.
A bachelor's degree is required. A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are also required. The ideal candidate will also have a strong working knowledge or Microsoft Office Products and be proficient in the use of technological devices such as cell phones, IPads and navigational devices.
The Admissions Counselor may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends, as necessary. The successful applicant will possess the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimum supervision. Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service are musts.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include:
Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.
Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.