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Admissions Counselor




Commensurate with experience and qualifications


SUNY Canton invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor (SL-2). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment of prospective students in an assigned geographic territory, work with students and parents through all phases of recruitment from inquiry through enrollment, work as part of an admissions team to achieve the college’s enrollment goals, and handle other responsibilities as assigned. Some of these responsibilities will include application review and student interviews. Extensive overnight travel will be required, especially in the fall months, and roughly 6-8 weekends out of the year.

Excellent benefit package including healthcare, paid vacation, and tuition assistance.


This job requires a bachelor’s degree and a valid NY State driver’s license. The position requires strong interpersonal skills needed to build relationships with potential students, families, high school counselors, and other higher education professionals. The successful candidate will be adaptable, detail oriented, accurate, able to quickly learn new technology, and skilled in e-mail, texting, word processing, and the use of spreadsheets. Experience with Excel and Banner or other student information systems preferred. The successful candidate will also have excellent oral and verbal communication skills.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.