Admissions Counselor
The Admissions Counselor is a key member of the Admissions staff who recruits freshmen students from high schools and other colleges, and counsels students and parents regarding the admissions process.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• In coordination with the Assistant Director of Enrollment and the Vice President of Enrollment Management, develop and implement recruitment strategies to attract and matriculate new students within a specified territory.

• Develop and implement an extensive individual recruitment travel schedule based on the assigned territory by visiting high schools, visiting transfer colleges, attending college fairs, making presentations, developing regional recruitment programs as necessary, and attending other on- and off-campus events that will promote Paul Smith’s College.

• Communicate with guidance counselors in the assigned territorial region.

• Manage the case load related to the assigned territory including implementation of various elements of the Paul Smith’s College recruitment communication plan, counseling prospective students regarding admissions processes, admissions application processing, transcript evaluation, and tele-counseling.

• Meet with prospective students to counsel them on completing entry requirements; discuss academic programs and financial aid opportunities and conduct campus tours.

• Assist in the development and management of content on the College’s social media platforms including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Produce effective and frequent content that includes pictures, videos, student/faculty information, daily student life, large campus events, etc. for posting to social media platforms.

• Serve as liaison to any offices on campus involved in the recruitment process.

• In collaboration with Assistant Director of Enrollment, ensure that the College enrollment goals are met.

• Follow up with prospects and applicants by phone, e-mail, and direct mail correspondence.

• Assist with related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Enrollment and the Vice President of Enrollment Management.


• Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

• Ability to communicate clearly and make a positive impression on prospective students, their parents and high school guidance counselors.

• Ability to understand and present essential information about the College and its programs.

• Sensitivity and commitment to issues of access and inclusion.

• Clean driving record and a valid license.

• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs and set up a simple display.

• Regular evening and weekend work is required.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and should be sent in Word format to: Mailing address: Human Resources Recruitment Manager, Paul Smith’s College, P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970. Fax to: (518) 327-6161.

Paul Smith’s College values diversity in the College community and seeks to assure equal opportunity through its continued Affirmative Action program. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Sharon Van Auken
Paul Smith's College
P.O. Box 265
Paul Smiths, 12970