Seasonal Admissions Recruiter

Posted On: January 06, 2018

Hours: Full Time


The seasonal admissions recruiter will focus on High School visits and College Fairs.  Primarily responsible for increasing student interest and enrollment in the Long Island and Staten Island areas.

Full-time during early March to mid-May 2018 and early September to mid-November 2018.


  • Responsible for recruiting prospective high school students.

  • Proactively responds to new student inquires on-site at various locations or via phone and e-mail.

  • Attends college fairs (during the day, evening and occasionally on weekends)

  • Conducts Admissions presentations to classes and small groups.

  • Assists students with the application process and work with the Assistant Dean of Admissions to promote enrollment.

  • Follows-up with students to provide on-going encouragement and support.

  • Interviews prospective students to determine their goals and objectives.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


  • Well-organized

  • Enjoys working with high school students

  • Excellent oral communication skills


Bachelor’s Degree required

2-plus years admissions or college counseling experience preferred

Driver's license required / access to car preferred

This is a non-union position.

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

Submit application 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.