Admission Counselor / Assistant Director of Admission

Sarah Lawrence College, a small highly selective co-educational liberal arts college located in Westchester County, NY, 15 miles from New York City, characterized by a tradition of innovation in education, seeks candidates for the position of Admission Counselor or Assistant Director.

General responsibilities include managing all aspects of a significant territory, from recruitment to enrollment. This position will include: traveling to visit high schools, college fairs, and community-based organizations; conducting information sessions and interviews; keeping open lines of communication to facilitate ongoing conversations with prospective students, families; reading applications and serving on admissions committees. This position will also work with student representatives for the office of admission, as well as student groups and the office of student activities, Must be willing to travel extensively and work extended hours, evenings, and weekends when necessary.

Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and a sense of humor.

The position requires computer literacy and excellent planning, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative, creativity, the ability to work well independently and as part of a team, and the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently, attention to detail, and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making are essential.

Expected start date is July 1, 2014

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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 opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: slc021114

Contact Information
Maria Callanan
Sarah Lawrence College
1 Meadway
Bronxville, 10708
(914) 395-2315