LOCATION: Remote, based in California
Union College is seeking an energetic admissions professional to be a part of our dynamic team. We strive to recruit and select a diverse and talented class that will thrive at Union. To support that goal, the position will work on the West Coast and in Asia to recruit students, build relationships with high school counselors, independent educational consultants and alumni and achieve a high level of visibility for the College. This position is supported by an admission team dedicated to mentorship and professional development.
The selected candidate will be based in California, preferably near an international airport. Recruitment activities will include extensive travel, college fairs, school and CBO visits, presentations, receptions, and interviews. This position will share information with prospective students and families about admissions, financial aid, academic programs and student life at Union. This position's travel will be divided between the West Coast (USA) and international travel, primarily in Asia. This position will review and evaluate both domestic and international applications for admission and participate in workgroups and projects as assigned including supporting admissions communications and publications. Project responsibilities and title will be commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. 3-5 years of Admissions or related experience preferred. Strong organizational skills and exceptional interpersonal skills. Demonstrated cultural fluency with constituencies including students, families, alumni, and college admission and counseling professionals from a range of diverse ethnic, national and socio-economic backgrounds. Willingness to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel. Knowledge of and commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education.
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.
Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.