FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT/ACADEMIC COUNSELOR: - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #80306)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT/ACADEMIC COUNSELOR: (Lawrence Campus) (Enrollment Services) 37.5 hours per week. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position). Position requires non-traditional hours, including nights and occasional weekends related to College Recruitment Events.

The Admissions Counselor will work with the Admissions and Recruitment team, serve as a member of the One-Stop Student Services Team and report to the Director of Admissions & Recruitment. The position includes recruitment of adult/non-traditional and high school populations, dual enrollment, early college programs and related activities with a primary focus on the top feeder high schools and districts. She/he will practice comprehensive developmental advising and enrollment services (with an emphasis on access and financial aid) to support new and prospective students. The Admissions Counselor duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Develop and maintain contacts with community organizations and employers to recruit students and provide admissions services;
  • Maintain and update existing relationships and cooperation agreements with high school guidance departments and initiates new agreements;
  • Provide individual and group admissions and enrollment counseling to prospective students to include college admissions, academic programs, career and general financial aid and registration information;
  • Represent the college at high schools, college fairs, financial aid nights, information sessions, open houses, campus tours, community agencies and youth programs, alternative high schools, after school programs, businesses, on and off campus special events;
  • Conduct ongoing outreach and follow up to prospective, new and returning students in person, via email, mail, telephone and other current communication/media means;


Master's degree in education, counseling, or related area required with three or more years of significant experience and/or training in college admissions and recruitment, financial aid, and career and academic planning. Strong identification with adult, first generation, low income, and disadvantaged students towards promoting their access to higher education opportunities. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and student success. Excellence in verbal and written communication skills and dynamic presentation skills. Well organized, resilient, flexible and have the ability to work independently on a variety of projects and as a member of a team. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Student Information Systems (preferably Banner Student Information System by Ellucian). Must be Bilingual (Spanish/English)


Experience working in a fast paced environment as an admissions representative, planning and implementing recruitment activities and events.  Preference given to those with prior experience working or studying in a 2-year/Community College setting, developmental advising experience and working with individuals from diverse and/or underrepresented populations.).

Salary: $50,786.00 to $73,639.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 5

Deadline Date: May 20, 2016                                                POST #80306

To be considered for this position we must receive the following:

  • Cover letter, describing your qualifications and experience
  • Resume
  • References
  • Graduate transcripts

 Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Enrollment Services
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Academic Advising
  • Counseling
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter