Website Ramapo College of New Jersey

New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College

Located in northern New Jersey, Ramapo College of New Jersey invites applications for an open Admissions Counselor position. Under the direction of the Director of Admissions, this full-time position coordinates recruitment and follow-up activity for assigned territory.  Activities include the management of a recruitment territory, follow-up with prospective students, reviewing of applications, planning and execution of on and off campus recruitment events and other duties as assigned.

  • Assists with the execution and implementation of the Office of Admissions Recruitment Plan
  • Coordinates recruitment in assigned territory by representing the College at college fairs, high school visits and other recruitment and yield events.
  • Evaluates applications from assigned territories to determine admissibility to the College
  • Corresponds with accepted students, applicants and prospects as needed
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of on and off campus recruitment events (i.e. open houses, yield events, phone-a-thons)
  • Interviews and counsels prospective students and parents on the opportunities offered at the College
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/Experience Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Some admissions/recruitment experience is preferred.  Strong oral and written communication skills are required.  Experience working with a diverse population, preferably within a higher education environment is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of internet applications and Microsoft Office Suite is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of SLATE CRM, Google Docs is preferred
  • Access to personal vehicle and valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours are required
About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.

Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.

The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.

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