Job Title Admission/Academic Counselor HEOP
Posting Number Staff 2014001106
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Is this a temporary Position? No
Job Description Summary Position Responsibilities
* Coordinate and carry out recruitment activities for prospective HEOP students by traveling to New York State target areas, interviewing prospective students, participating in college fairs, networking, and utilizing other methods as assigned
* Responsible for preliminary assessment of prospective HEOP student academic and financial eligibility
* Responsible for data input and query management with the PeopleSoft System relative to HEOP student recruitment
* Assist with selection and admission of HEOP freshmen class. Statistically analyze recruitment data to recommend the development of future recruitment plans
* Meet regularly with a small caseload of assigned HEOP students, using a student-centered approach, providing educational guidance, academic skill development, personal support, and career counseling toward goals of retention, optimal student performance, and graduation
* Recognize and refer student issues as necessary
* Assist with coordination implementation of academic year programming including monthly HEOP meetings, conducting educational workshops, field trips, banquets, etc.
* Provide student advocacy and act as a liaison between faculty and students
* Monitor student progress by utilizing technology and consulting with faculty and staff as necessary
* Assist with Summer Pre Freshmen Experience (SPREE) programming that would include residential life, academic advising and workshop components in addition to participating in community development activities
* Coordinate and implement HEOP Admission Ambassador Program
* Coordinate and conduct communications and accepted SPREE class pertaining to financial aid requirements and ongoing support
* Assist with preparation of institutional and State Education Reports
* Assist with other projects, administrative duties, and initiatives as assigned
* Performance of above duties require you to be at work on Campus
Minimum Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills
Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor’s Degree required
* Must have demonstrated ability working with culturally diverse and disadvantaged student populations in a confidential manner
* Must have a valid driver’s license with university acceptable driving record.
* Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening commitment and flexibility to travel 3 – 5 weeks annually is a necessity
Preferred Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills
Preferred Qualifications
* Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling or related field
* Two or more years of work experience in a secondary or post-secondary setting
* Prior counseling and admissions experience, program coordination, teaching skills, and workshop delivery
* Work place experience with social justice concepts helpful in addition to fluency in both English and Spanish
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Close Date 10/08/2021
Open Date 09/24/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions for this Posting An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Maximum Number of Reference Requests 3
Minimum Number of Reference Requests 2

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plain dealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Indeed
    • List-SERV
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • Other
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but dissertation)
    • PhD
  3. How do you embrace Diversity?(Open Ended Question)
  4. Are you willing to travel?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Diversity Statement
  6. List of References

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation 3