Admissions Counselor (Temporary)

Posted On: December 18, 2018

Hours: Full Time


The Cooper Union is seeking a Temporary Admissions Counselor for Spring 2019 (January - April)

Responsibilities include:

  • Holistically evaluate and review admissions applications for the School of Engineering
  • Contribute thoughtful and thorough recommendations to the admissions committee in a timely manner
  • Assist with application completion process and applicant follow-up communications via phone, text, email and in-person conversations
  • Support the Admissions Team with on and off-campus recruitment as needed
  • Other duties as assigned  

Qualifications desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years experience in admissions/enrollment management
  • Analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, clear communication and ability to learn quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Valid driver’s license preferred
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends

This is a non-union position.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Or email to:

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.