The Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission will assist in and be responsible for all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process including, but not limited to - fall and spring domestic recruitment travel, requiring professional and research based territory management; counseling prospective students and parents throughout the college application and selection process; assisting guidance professionals, faculty, alumni/ae, and prospective students and parents to better understand the college's mission through personal interviews, group presentations, and extensive follow-up communication; conducting thorough application review of admissions materials and providing decisions in a timely fashion; assisting in all recruitment related events both on- and off-campus, while representing the college with the utmost of professionalism. Additional responsibilities as assigned.
Title dependent upon level of experience. This position reports to the Director of Admission
QUALIFICATIONS: Reporting to the Director of Admission, successful candidate will have a Bachelor' s degree and between one (I) and three (3) years experience working in admissions, higher education, or a related field. Must have demonstrated public relations skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required and candidates must demonstrate acute attention to detail, strong organization and problem solving abilities. Extensive travel with evening, night, and weekend work required. Knowledge of EnrollmentRx (enrollment management software on a Salesforce Platform), Image Now (document imaging software), and MS Professional software packages are beneficial. Flexibility, dedication, initiative, confidentiality, and the ability to learn are expected
The successful candidate must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria), or the successful candidate must have a satisfactory driving record; successfully complete and pass the College's vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee's driving record based on the College insurer's criteria; and safety training as required by management.
Review of resumes will begin immediately. Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, a current resume, and references using the forms below.
Lasell College is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
About Lasell College
An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell University today is a comprehensive coeducational university offering professionally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs. Our 50-acre campus is located in suburban Newton, Massachusetts-within eight miles of downtown Boston at the heart of the Route 128 high-tech corridor.
We are known for helping students make the connection between classroom lessons and real life through hands-on activities such as internships, practicum, service learning, and meaningful projects.