Colgate University — Assistant Dean of Admission / Admission Counselor

Colgate University is offering an Assistant Dean of Admission / Admission Counselor position in a prestigious educational environment, with collaborative and supportive team dynamics and the opportunity to engage in a challenging and rewarding role. We are a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world- class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater. Located in Hamilton N.Y. you are just moments away from Central New York’s top attractions.

The University: Colgate’s scale is unlike any in America. We are small enough for students to build relationships with their professors, yet large enough to support top scholars in every field. We offer a surprisingly vast array of classes and majors. Colgate strives to be an inclusive community — one that embraces and values diversity in an environment of mutual respect, communication and engagement.

The Position: 
We are looking for a candidate that possesses the following traits:

  • Digitally savvy in a way that engages students for recruitment purposes.
  • Customer service focused both on campus and in assigned travel regions.
  • Builds strong and positive relationships with constituents.
  • Has an objective eye and independent judgement when reviewing applications in the decision making process.
  • Is open to supervisor feedback and responds accordingly.
  • Holds accountability for personal growth and advancement of relevant admissions, analytical, process and general professional skills and behaviors.
  • Is flexible and open to performing other duties and projects as assigned. May include work with Colgate student volunteer programs.

We will expect the candidate to have the following experience:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and visitors on a daily basis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a high comfort level with public speaking before large groups is required, and an ability to effectively engage audiences through dynamic oral presentations is essential.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the liberal arts and ability to communicate the value of a liberal arts education to students and other outside constituents.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information pertaining to application review and other admission initiatives.
  • Passport eligibility is required.
  • A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.

We offer a broad scope and exceptional quality of benefits to our employees. Every attempt is made to meet essential needs on a competitive basis. You may view them here:

Colgate also believes in maintaining a healthy work force, both physically and mentally, and recognizes the importance of maintaining and promoting the health and well-being of its employees. Check out Work/Life Programs here:

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary
  • High visibility role
  • Access to personal development workshops and trainings
  • A challenging and personally gratifying position in a prestigious university environment

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