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Thomas College seeks applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor.  The Admissions Counselor’s primary responsibility is to assist in recruiting new students to Thomas. This is an ongoing, 11-month position that requires extensive travel throughout New England and New York during the months of September through November and some travel again in March through May. The Admissions Counselor will assist in all aspects of the recruiting process, from attending college fairs to contacting potential new students and their families, giving public presentations on Thomas College, collecting and processing application materials, and reviewing applications for admission recommendations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and/or implementing recruitment activities to attract new students to Thomas. This includes conducting recruiting activities, such as scheduling school visits, conducting interviews and informational sessions, attending events and developing partnerships within the community.
  • Managing a recruitment territory and representing Thomas College at high school and college fairs as well as other educational venues
  • Providing enrollment counseling for prospective students
  • Reviewing applications and rendering admission decisions for first year applicants.

A bachelor's degree is required. A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are also required. Additional experience in admissions or higher education field is preferred. The Admissions Counselor may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends, as necessary. The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and to drive and stand for long periods is necessary. A successful applicant will need the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimum supervision. Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service are musts.

Benefits Include:

Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, 403(b) matching plan, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation leave, and tuition remission.

Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter along with names of three references to Wendy Martin, Assistant Vice President of Admissions, at or 180 West River Road, Waterville, ME, 04901.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.

Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.