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September 15, 2014

Position: Admissions Counselor

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

The Admissions Department at Manhattanville College is seeking an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor. The purpose of this entry level position is to promote the institution within assigned territory to successfully increase the number of prospective students enrolling in and graduating from Manhattanville College as well as meeting the recruitment and retention goals identified by the College's Strategic Plan.


Principle duties and responsibilities are solely recruitment based:

  • Visit all private, prep and appropriate public schools in assigned territory
  • Represent Manhattanville College at all college fairs in territory
  • Maintain consistent contact with inquiries from territory through telecounseling and email
  • Maintain contacts with applicants to assist in converting them to enrolled students
  • Heavy day, night and weekend travel for 3-6 months per year
  • Call all inquiries from territory
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Achieve application, admit, and enrolled goals for territory
  • Gain knowledge of Target X software
  • Conduct both small and large group information sessions at high schools and on campus
  • Adhere to the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned by the Associate/Director of Undergraduate Admissions


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally
  • Work extended hours including nights and weekends
  • Valid driver's license required
  • The successful candidate will be a team player, who is goal driven and detail-oriented
  • The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Additionally, the candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with Target X/Sales Force is preferred

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@mville.edu.