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St. Lawrence University
Canton, New York, United States (on-site)
28 days ago
St. Lawrence University
Canton, New York, United States
28 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$58,459.00 - $58,459.00
Min Education
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Admission Counselor


St. Lawrence University, based in Canton, NY is a vibrant, collaborative learning environment that values both thought and action. Students reach their full potential by embracing the natural world, participating in global problems, and discovering the value and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complicated and changing world. St. Lawrence University’s aim is to provide an inspirational and challenging liberal arts undergraduate education to students chosen for their sincerity of purpose and intellectual promise. Annual salary $58,459.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead, plan, and implement admissions procedures, operations, correspondence, and contact with prospective students, applicants, and matriculating students.
  • Execute individualized and direct outreach and engagement with potential students.
  • Manage a large recruitment territory and plan targeted travel (approximately 6-8 weeks of fall travel and 1-3 weeks of spring travel are expected).
  • Expect several weeks of evening and weekend work in the winter and early spring.
  • Evaluate candidates for admission and make decisions on recommendations for admission and merit and specialty scholarships.
  • Communicate the value of a St. Lawrence education to students, parents, and counselors.
  • Share oversight for hiring, training, and supervising tour guides and/or other student workers.
  • Utilize electronic recruitment resources (we use Slate by Technolutions).
  • Coordinate special projects as assigned.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Lyndsay Malcomb, Executive Director of Admissions, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, a strong work ethic, and an appreciation of the value of a liberal arts education and of diverse cultures.
  • Ability to make decisions using independent discretion and judgment.
  • Attention to detail, creative initiative, and flexibility.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities and situations.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Highly organized and technically proficient.
  • Proven ability and confidence to work independently and with a wide variety of people.

Preferred Qualifications
Related and professional work experience.

Job ID: 73959218

Located in Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawr...

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