Albright College, a liberal arts college in Reading, PA, is seeking energetic, knowledgeable and experienced admissions/recruitment professionals to serve in the role of Part Time Admission Representative for the
Office of Admission. The Admission Representative is responsible for recruitment outreach and application reading of traditional undergraduate students. The individual will develop and manage applicant engagement and cultivation activities for prospective students and families within an assigned geographic territory in order to meet stated recruitment goals.
Essential Job Functions:
Build and cultivate relationships with, and assist, prospective students and families throughout initial phases of the admission/recruitment process
Read and review application files for admission and make appropriate recommendations for admission decisions using stated criteria
Conduct interviews, appointments, and group information sessions for prospective students and their families
Conduct and maintain regular phone, email, direct mail, and other contact with prospective students, parents throughout admissions/application process
Develop in-depth knowledge about Albright College, the academic and extracurricular programs and articulate these messages to prospective students, families, guidance counselors and the community
Other duties as assigned
Polished communication, both written and verbal.
Demonstrated ability to interact with prospective students and their families, as well as employee groups within the college and external constituencies.
Strong attention to detail and proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
Strong initiative and ability to be flexible and appropriately address constituents needs
Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
Exemplary interpersonal skills with a focus on student service
Ability to work collaboratively with others as a part of a team approach
Effectively perform work responsibilities in an unsupervised, in a self-directed manner.
Ability to understand and access resources in order to coordinate complex projects and operations
Familiarity with the Microsoft Office platform and ease in using new technologies.
The ability to maintain confidentiality with respect to files, correspondence, reports and other information.
Have a thorough and well-versed understanding of Albright College’s academic, athletic, and experiential offerings and curriculum.
Knowledgeable of or willingness to learn the admission and financial aid process and timelines
Experience with virtual platforms – Zooms, Microsoft Teams, video chatting, etc.
Minimum of 1-2 years of admission related experience necessary
Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation.
As the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County, Albright College has a long history of educating students of academic promise. Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection, and resilience. The college’s flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options create opportunities for Albright graduates to exceed their own expectations. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is proud of its wide cultural and economic diversity. Students learn to relate to people from different backgrounds, develop greater self-awareness, and gain a panoramic perspective of the world in order to view problems from multiple perspectives. The experience is valuable to students preparing to enter today’s global workplace, where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are the norm.
Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the College recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports, and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities, and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation, and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer and, as stated above, is actively committed to inclusivity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
About Albright College
Our mission is to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.