Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director


Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director

Drew University is seeking an Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director in the Undergraduate Admissions Department. This is a 12-month position and requires travel in the Fall and Spring recruitment seasons. Occasional weekend work is also required. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a geographic territory
  • Cultivate relationships with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, educational consultants, and other agencies in order to achieve set enrollment goals
  • Participate in on-campus interviewing and information sessions
  • Serve as a member of the Admissions Committee making application decisions
  • Liaison to Drew’s EOF program, known as the Frances B Sellers program
  • Other duties as assigned, depending on experience


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree. Some admissions experience and familiarity with Slate is preferred. Conversational Spanish proficiency is desirable.

Skills required for this position are

  • Schedule organization
  • Maintaining contacts with students, staff and administrators
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to create and organize databases for territory and project reporting
  • Ability to develop and manage projects and operational processes
  • Ability to quickly gain proficiency in the CRM
  • Proficiency in Spanish  is desirable 


To apply, submit the following materials to Please include your name in the subject. Please apply by December 20, 2019

  • Cover letter 
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.