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About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.

Job Description:

This individual will be an integral member of Le Moyne College’s Admission staff. Working closely with senior admission management, The Campus Visit Coordinator/In-House Admission Counselor is responsible for creating, managing, and helping to improve the visit experience for guests to campus. Responsibilities includes significant communication with prospective students and families as well as members of the campus community; data entry; material preparation; and visitor interaction. Additionally, this position will manage Student Ambassadors/Tour Guides. 

In terms of Admission Counseling, this position will manage group visits to campus and the schedule of presentations to visiting groups and information sessions. The In-House Admission Counselor will be the primary staff member responsible for meeting prospective students and families during the fall and spring travel seasons, as well as handling some of the weekly visit sessions. Minimal travel is required, but the person who takes this role will be asked to assist in local travel when needed and will be responsible for a local recruitment territory. 

An excellent attention to detail, a high level of initiative, a strong customer service mindset, and event planning skills are all vital to success.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work directly with the Director of First Year Admission in overseeing the ambassador program; manage the training of the student ambassadors; provide on-site daily supervision of the ambassador staff; assign tours; create and manage the schedule for 30 student ambassadors, make necessary alterations throughout the day to accommodate staffing or visitor schedule changes
  • Alongside the office coordinator, prepare all materials for each individual visit day – individual schedules, day-at-a-glance, counselor/ambassador sheets, folders with name identification and pertinent sheets in each folder. Work with campus partners to ensure signage and directional information is concise and accurate
  • Coordinate day visits with academic departments and other areas of campus.
  • Oversee the day-to-day campus visit program; work with office coordinator to provide coverage for the entire visit area, oversee the phone coverage of the visit desk – fielding visit requests and monitoring student staff; prepare all reference materials pertinent for the area to readily respond to questions.
  • In working with the Student Ambassadors/Tour Guides, assist in creating training materials and sustaining website content and resources, and identify and maintain any social media outlets that can be utilized to enhance the volunteer program
  • Coordinate with the Director for Enrollment Marketing, to ensure messaging around visit programs is accurate and timely.
    Assist efforts in organizing on campus enrollment events such as Open Houses, Accepted Students Day, yield receptions and information sessions.  Coordinate the departmental visit days in the spring.  
  • Interview students, participate in application decision making and act as back-up for local admission travel when needed
    Successfully manage specific primary geographic territory by planning and implementing marketing and recruitment activities in each area. This will include minimal local travel in each of these areas that may occasionally require being away from home for extended periods which may range from days to weeks at a time
  • Evaluate applicants seeking admission to the college which will determine the ultimate admission decision. 
  • Coordinate the group visit program and manage the staffing of presentations from admission staff.  
  • Responsible for majority of interviews and information sessions during the peak travel times of the year 
  • Responsible for reviewing survey results of visits and making suggestions and changes for improvement based on feedback
  • Work with other admission staff members in establishing various Le Moyne student admission programs 

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
    Coordinate and/or assist with other admission related events and programs. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience in working in an admissions office environment
  • Comfortable working with professionals at varying stages in their careers
  • Must be able to engage prospective students and their guardians, while effectively communicating the value of a Jesuit and a Liberal Arts education utilizing various platforms 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • Strong presentation skills  
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask and work with tight deadlines
  • Must be comfortable with technology and using various current software programs, preferably Slate
  • Ability to interact and work effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift about 25-30 pounds to transport recruitment materials and or materials needed for various functions
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends 
  • Willingness to travel as needed 

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
  • Generous tuition coverage
  • Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
    Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Generous time off package 
  • 35 hour work week

Pay Range: $23-$25/hour.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to https://lemoyne.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/448LMM1/index.jsp and  click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references

To apply for this job email your details to lemoynehr@lemoyne.edu