Website Ramapo College of New Jersey

Salary Range U18: $45,947.53-$50,540.53

Commensurate with experience

*NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the State of New Jersey and AFT, AFL-CIO Agreement and will follow promotional calculations as outlined in the bargaining unit agreement.

This is a full-time, AFT position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  Note: This position is in the “NL” category of employment (non-fixed work week) An AFT- NL professional staff member or librarian who is required to work beyond 35 hours shall be compensated through compensatory time off. Compensatory time shall be earned for hours worked beyond the normal work week, or on an employee’s regular day off, if requested and approved by their supervisor.
Job Summary/Description:

Mission:  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.


Under the direction of the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for meeting established enrollment, application and yield goals from their assigned territories, coordination of recruitment and follow-up activity for assigned territory and alphabet. Activities include the management of a recruitment territory, development of a comprehensive communication/yield plan, 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 territory or alphabet 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


Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree.


One year of admissions/recruitment experience required.  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 Slate/Technolutions and Microsoft Office Suite is strongly preferred.


Access to personal vehicle and valid driver’s license is required

Ability to work evening and weekend hours is required

EEO Statement

Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.

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