Academic Jobs
Assistant Dean of Admission / Admission Counselor
Institution: Colgate University
Location: New York, United States
Category: Admin - Admissions and Enrollment
Posted: 02/04/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

Assistant Dean of Admission / Admission Counselor

Colgate University is offering an Assistant Dean of Admission / Admission Counselor position in a prestigious educational environment, with collaborative and supportive team dynamics and the opportunity to engage in a challenging and rewarding role. We are a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, a campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater. Located in Hamilton N.Y. you are just moments away from Central New York's top attractions.

The University: Colgate's scale is unlike any in America. We are small enough for students to build relationships with their professors, yet large enough to support top scholars in every field. We offer a surprisingly vast array of classes and majors. Colgate strives to be an inclusive community -- one that embraces and values diversity in an environment of mutual respect, communication and engagement.

The Position:

We are looking for a candidate that possesses the following traits:

  • Digitally savvy in a way that engages students for recruitment purposes.

  • Customer service focused both on campus and in assigned travel regions.

  • Builds strong and positive relationships with constituents.

  • Has an objective eye and independent judgment when reviewing applications in the decision-making process.

  • Is open to supervisor feedback and responds accordingly.

  • Holds accountability for personal growth and advancement of relevant admissions, analytical, process and general professional skills and behaviors.

  • Is flexible and open to performing other duties and projects as assigned. May include work with Colgate student volunteer programs.


We will expect the candidate to have the following experience:

Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and visitors on a daily basis.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a high comfort level with public speaking before large groups is required, and an ability to effectively engage audiences through dynamic oral presentations is essential.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the liberal arts and ability to communicate the value of a liberal arts education to students and other outside constituents.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information pertaining to application review and other admission initiatives.

  • Passport eligibility is required.



We offer a broad scope and exceptional quality of benefits to our employees. Every attempt is made to meet essential needs on a competitive basis. You may view them here:

Colgate also believes in maintaining a healthy workforce, both physically and mentally, and recognizes the importance of maintaining and promoting the health and well-being of its employees. Check out Work/Life Programs here:

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary

  • High visibility role

  • Access to personal development workshops and training

  • A challenging and personally gratifying position in a prestigious university environment

Interested? Apply here:


Application Information
Online App. Form: