The Admissions Counselor primarily serves as a regional recruiter who is able to dialogue with prospective students and parents about The King’s College.
This role requires strong interpersonal skills, an excellent ability to relate to and establish relationships with prospective students, an understanding of the world of ideas, a self-starting attitude, and an ability to communicate vision to others. The applicant must embody the mission and values of The King’s College, including a growing Christian faith.
The admissions team is expanding. Some new hires will be able to start as soon as possible, while other positions will begin summer, 2018.
Manage a multi-state territory recruiting students to attend The King’s College
Guide applicants through the admissions and financial aid process
Meet with high schools and guidance counselors to promote King’s
Attend college fairs and conduct events to meet prospective students
Passionately and persuasively communicate the vision of King’s to prospective students and their families
Embody the leadership, Christian worldview and academic ideals of the College
Plan, organize, and execute special recruiting and orientation activities as assigned
Exhibit excellence in service by understanding and addressing the concerns of students and families and maintaining those key relationships
Host and oversee Founders Scholarship Competition, and coordinate the decision process to choose the four recipients
Collaborate with Student Life, student leadership, and faculty for a campus-wide recruitment effort
Reach out to alumni, current parents and former parents to represent King’s at college fairs and to meet with prospective students
Connect with PAC members about reaching out to prospective students and their families, check up on their progress with phone calls and emails during May 1 deadline
Attend all on-campus recruitment events
Meet with prospective students and their families while on campus
Coordinate fall and spring travel in territory; 2-3 weeks in fall and 1-2 weeks in spring
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly motivated, outgoing, and goal-oriented
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Strong time management skills
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Familiar with CRM programs (will train in Salesforce)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
General office environment; normal mental concentration; increased work hours to fit deadlines
About The King's College
We educate young leaders to seamlessly integrate their faith, ethics, and morality into their lives and careers. Students are immersed in challenging academic and spiritual study that demands thinking, communicating, and problem-solving with the mind, heart, and soul. We require engagement with complex ideas to guide the strategic institutions of society — government, commerce, law, media, civil society, education, the arts, and the Church. We participate in a demanding curriculum and present unique opportunities to students in the heart of New York City. We are not a college for the timid soul — we value bravery, commitment, and action.