Rutgers University - Admissions Officer


Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Admissions Officer
Job Category Student Affairs/Services
Department Undergraduate Admissions


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root nearly 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Admissions Officer (International) for the department of Undergraduate Admissions. This position has responsibility for the range of duties typically associated with recruiting the entering class at all stages of the recruitment cycle through enrollment. Actively recruits international students through international travel and online recruitment events. Makes admissions decisions on student applications. Provides support and counsel to students throughout the enrollment process. Works with other teams in the admissions office as well as other departments to ensure international students are provided outstanding customer service. Among the key duties of this position are the following:• Includes recruitment, admissions counseling, marketing, communications, and forging strong relations with students, parents/guardians, counselors/educational advisors, alumni, etc. 

• Analyzes recruitment markets and develops plans for recruitment/marketing and implements these programs. 
• Travels to participate in educational fairs/events, visits high schools, colleges or universities, provides information presentations, meets and develops relations with school leadership and maintains ongoing communications with leadership. 
• Conducts counseling sessions with prospective students, parents, school or college personnel, and other interested individuals or groups. 
• Analyzes effectiveness of recruitment activities and submits productivity reports upon request.
• Communicates and develops positive relations with university personnel in both academic and administrative units.
• Coordinates recruitment events as needed and conducts on-campus information sessions and counseling as required.
• Reviews, evaluates, and makes decisions on an assigned proportion of the total first-year, transfer, fall, and spring applications for admission to the undergraduate schools and colleges of the University such that timely notification and enrollment goals are achieved. 
• Develops expertise in international credential evaluation and serves as a resource to other counselors in this capacity.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Position Salary MIN 52557 - 78326 MAX
Standard Hours 37.50
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

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