Description of the Position: JTS, founded in 1886, is the premier institution for the academic study of Judaism. In addition to four graduate schools, JTS is home to List College the undergraduate college at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Students receive a BA from JTS and second BA from Columbia University or Barnard College. This position is responsible for assisting in the recruitment and enrollment of academically motivated students for List College s dual-degree programs with Columbia University and Barnard College. Under the supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions and the Chief Enrollment Officer, s/he is responsible for assisting in the planning, execution, and oversight of the full life-cycle of the undergraduate admissions operation. Duties/Responsibilities: Enrollment Responsibilities: - Co-facilitate the full List College undergraduate admissions process with undergraduate director of Admissions.- Develop relationships with prospective students and their families, as well as professionals at high schools, synagogues, Israel programs, camps, and other Jewish communal agencies.- Plan and implement recruitment trips to various locations during the admissions cycle. - Lead presentations to students, administrators, teachers, and guidance counselors about List College.- Oversee management and evaluation of admissions applications to select qualified candidates.- Interview and counsel prospective students and families.- Telecounsel with prospective students to encourage campus visits as well as applications. Maintain appropriate follow-up with these students regarding the status of their applications for admission.- Serve on the Admissions Committee and liaise with Columbia and Barnard.- Manage the acceptance, rejection, and scholarship letter processes and liaise with high schools regarding all application matters. Operations Responsibilities:- Field prospective student, parent, and counselor phone calls and emails.- Execute daily strategic communication plan to prospective and admitted students.- Assist in the development of reports.- Assist in the development of marketing and promotional materials.- Plan and execute on- and off-campus events (i.e. multiple open houses, independent college counselor open houses, and visiting weekends). - Manage the processing and scheduling of all campus tour requests. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: Qualifications:- Organized with great attention to detail. - Ability to multi-task and take initiative. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. - Positive attitude, energetic personality, team player. - Confidentiality and discretion. - Familiarity with the Jewish community and/or college admissions. - Candidate must have a valid driver s license and have the ability to travel within the US and Canada year-round. - BA Required- Prior undergraduate admissions experience preferred. Associated topics: academic advisor, advisor, campus security, enrollment, recruit, register, safety, safety officer i, safety officer iii, security officer
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