Sarah Lawrence College, a private, coeducational college located in Westchester County, NY, 30 minutes north of midtown Manhattan, is seeking applicants for the position of Admission Counselor/Writer. The successful candidate will serve as both an admissions counselor in the undergraduate college, as well as a writer and editor for website content, social media messaging, and a variety of promotional materials such as brochures, newsletters, and email messages.

Responsibilities will include developing and editing communications to prospective students, families, and high school counselors, help design, develop, and manage internal and/or external communications, collaborate with the Office of Communications at SLC to generate and review outreach content, and ensure project specifications and deadlines are met.

General admissions responsibilities will include recruitment and enrollment. Expectations include visiting high schools, college fairs, and community-based organizations; conducting information sessions and interviews, and reviewing applications for admissions and serving on admissions committees.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree, 1 year relevant experience, a valid driver’s license, computer literacy and excellent planning, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Must be willing to travel extensively and work extended hours, evenings, and weekends when necessary. Experience with developing communications for academic and/or leadership program preferred

In addition to the resume’ and cover letter, please submit two short writing samples: one short (250 words) non-fiction prose sample on any topic; a second writing sample that welcomes a newly admitted college cohort in a distinctive and playful way, in 140 characters or less.

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Sarah Lawrence has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job

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Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: slc012414

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Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxvill, 10003