This position is located on the Ithaca campus within ILR School. During the COVID restrictions, this position will work remotely, until such time that the remote work restrictions are lifted based on University and unit guidelines.
The ILR School of Cornell University is the leading college of the applied social sciences focusing on work, employment, and labor policy issues and practices of national and international significance. We advance the world of work through teaching, research and outreach. As a land-grant college, we generate and disseminate leading-edge knowledge to solve human problems, manage and resolve conflict, and establish best practices in the workplace, and to inform government policy. Our mission is to prepare leaders, inform national and international employment and labor policy, and improve working lives. The school offers undergraduate and graduate education as well as career-long learning for professionals.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
The Admissions Counselor should be able to demonstrate exemplary written and oral communication and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced academic environment. This counselor should be proficient with demonstrated success in all various and new communication methods (social media, website content management systems, email CRM systems, Skype, etc.). This person should successfully take and act on initiatives while contributing to an inclusive environment. This counselor will interact with integrity at all times while supporting ILR School's vision and mission. The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the following but not limited to:
Manage the recruitment and selection process of freshmen and transfer students:
In conjunction with the Director and Sr. Associate Director, read and evaluate freshmen applications.
Develop, plan, and execute admissions-focused events.
Maintain updated databases for recruitment.
Counsel and advise prospective students and parents on matters of admission:
Serve as the primary contact and resource for prospective first-year students, families, high school counselors, and other support providers.
Counsel, advise, and assist prospective students on the admissions process. Responsible for high priority groups that may require additional assistance.
Manage admissions information session.
Advise the ILR Admissions Ambassadors:
Successful with event management with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Responsible for development and implementation of social media campaign.
Develop ways to maintain and improve the office's reputation to prospective students. Monitor communication on social media platforms, contributing as appropriate.
This person will participate and represent several committees with the ability to handle high level of discretion and sound judgment with confidential information.
If this position sounds like you could thrive and be successful in then we want to hear from you.
Bachelor's degree and up to two years relevant experience or equivalent combination.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders (faculty, staff, parents, alumni, prospective students, and guidance counselors).
Must demonstrate exemplary written and oral communication, organization and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced academic environment.
Ability to handle high level of discretion and sound judgment with confidential information.
Must have demonstrated service orientation that will contribute to outstanding customer service.
Possess excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Must be proficient and have experience with new communication methods (social media, website content management systems, email CRM systems, Skype, etc.).
Participates and represents several committees.
Occasionally adapt, combine or make improvements in an existing service, product, process or program.
Responsible for making decisions within prescribed limits and/or providing input to others for decision-making.
General supervision with some interpretation of established policy and procedures required.
Event management with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Successfully take and act on initiatives.
Contribute positively to an inclusive environment and interact with integrity.
Proactively seek self-development and coaching opportunities.
Support ILR's vision and mission.
Experience working in higher education with demonstrated passion for it.
Experience advising or leading student groups.
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
Interested persons should submit a resumeandcover letter describing qualifications.
This is a full-time, non-academic staff, benefits eligible opportunity located on the Ithaca campus.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholding for this position. If working temporarily outside of NYS, additional individual state income tax filings may be required.
University Job Title:
Admissions Associate I
Pay Rate Type:
Number of Openings:
If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.
Online Submission Guidelines:
Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by "dragging and dropping" them into the dropbox or by using the "upload" icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.
If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
Internal Number: WDR-00025633
About Cornell University
In 1865, Ezra Cornell founded an institution "where any person can find instruction in any study." From the beginning, all students were welcome, regardless of race, gender, ideology, or socioeconomic status. Today, we invite you to join our talented and diverse students and accessible faculty who, together, form a living and learning community unmatched in its breadth of opportunities.Cornell University's college, schools, and other academic units offer more than 4,000 courses, 70 undergraduate majors, 93 graduate fields of study, undergraduate and advanced degrees, and continuing education and outreach programs.