Admissions Counselor

Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Published

09/14/2018

Address

Woods Hole
MA
United States

Description

Admissions Counselor (Two Positions Available)

Sea Education Association announces TWO regionally based job openings in our Admissions Office: one based in the Southeast and one in the Mid-Atlantic.

Title: Admissions Counselor

Reports to: Admissions Coordinator

Start Date: Fall 2018

Job Description

SEA Admissions Counselors are responsible for recruiting and advising prospective SEA Semester students, managing student applications, developing and fostering relationships with academic contacts at colleges and universities, and working to develop new strategies for marketing and recruitment. These TWO full-time positions include extensive domestic travel, offer a competitive salary and benefits, and are based in remote locations within designated regions (in this case, the Southeast and the Mid-Atlantic).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively recruit students at designated colleges and universities within individual regions
  • Advise students, on a regional basis, throughout each stage of the inquiry/application process
  • Assemble and maintain student application files
  • Conduct organized follow-up with inquiries and applicants
  • Maintain and strengthen ongoing relationships with administrators, faculty, and advisors at SEA Semester affiliate and sending institutions
  • Establish and develop relationships with potential partner institutions
  • Schedule and coordinate personal recruiting travel

Required Skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability and motivation to work out of a home office
  • Strong sales and/or recruitment background
  • Effective and proactive written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Positive, outgoing attitude with a great sense of humor
  • Willingness & ability to travel frequently, especially during peak recruiting seasons
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Skype, Google platform, FileMaker Pro or similar database, and social media channels

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Personal study abroad experience, preferably on a field-based or experiential learning program such as SEA Semester
  • Previous Admissions or study abroad advising experience a plus
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Ability to lift or maneuver up to 50 pounds, continuously stand or walk and bend, squat, and climb stairs

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should email a letter of interest and résumé to admissionscounselorsearch@sea.edu with the subject line “Admissions Counselor Search,” or mail their materials to SEA Admissions Search, P.O. Box 6, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 02543.

The Program

SEA Semester has offered field programs in marine and environmental studies since 1971. SEA is an educational institution dedicated to the exploration, understanding, and stewardship of the oceans, and to the study of humanity's relationship with the oceans. SEA Semester offers students an interdisciplinary curriculum, on shore and at sea aboard tall ships, that provides challenging voyages of scientific discovery, academic rigor, and personal growth.

Benefits

Medical, Denal,Vision, Life Insurances. Retirements plans. Vacation/Sick/Personal/Holiday. FSA.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

admissionscounselorserach@sea.edu


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should email a letter of interest and résumé to admissionscounselorsearch@sea.edu with the subject line “Admissions Counselor Search,” or mail their materials to SEA Admissions Search, P.O. Box 6, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 02543.


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