Graduate Admissions Associate for the MSW Program

Job Posted: 11/29/2021
Job Type: Staff
Location: NYC

Nyack College located in lower Manhattan has been experiencing exciting growth and change and is looking for enthusiastic professionals with proven sales experience and influencing skills to join our expanding Admissions team.

Nyack has the most diverse student body of all Christian colleges in the USA with nearly 90% of our students representing Black, Latino, Asian and international students. Nyack’s diversity has been recognized as a “U.S. News & World Report Best College” for decades, cited as a leader among colleges and universities in the Northeast for social mobility and for ethnic and economic diversity. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings named Nyack among the top 20 colleges in the region for its campus environment, a metric that assesses ethnic diversity in the student and faculty population and in the proportion of first-generation degree earners.

Our educational programs offer a broad range of specialization with award winning professors and instructors. Our Music Department is world renowned with professors who are former Metropolitan Opera vocalists and NY Philharmonic instrumentalists. Our Nursing and Social Work programs are among the most highly rated. We educate students in the midst of the world’s most prominent Business, Music and Healthcare environments, which offers students numerous internship and practicum opportunities.

Nyack College’s Office of Graduate Admissions has an opening for the position of Graduate Admissions Associate for the MSW Program.

The successful candidate will be results-oriented, energetic and personable.  The Admissions Associate will enjoy telling Nyack’s unique story to prospective students, engaging people that express interest in Nyack, and representing the identity, character, and mission of Nyack with excellence.

The primary position objective is to recruit, counsel, and enroll prospective students into the MSW Program.  Duties and responsibilities include assisting students through the enrollment process; one-on-one counseling to diverse populations in person, over the phone, and in writing;  coordinating and executing open house events and campus tours;  and maintaining in-depth knowledge of program and degree requirements.

We offer an excellent compensation package including base salary, incentives and comprehensive benefits.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  2. Experience in sales or customer service with excellent communication skills
  3. Outgoing, positive, and professional in all settings
  4. Ability to relate to a diverse population
  5. Driven to meet and exceed goals
  6. Attentive to detail with excellent organizational skills and a strong work ethic
  7. An understanding of and commitment to the Core Values of Nyack College

Application Instructions:

Send a cover letter, resume and completed Staff Application (available for download at http://www.nyack.edu/jobs)  to:

Human Resources

Nyack College

2 Washington St

New York, NY 10004

via e-mail to HR@nyack.edu.  Applicants will be considered until the position is filled.