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Admissions Counselor - Undergraduate Admissions
Tufts University

Date Posted May 29, 2024
Title Admissions Counselor - Undergraduate Admissions
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services
    Admissions/Student Records/Registrar


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of the first year and transfer classes each year for the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts. Tufts Admissions is charged with meeting various enrollment goals across schools and programs.

What You'll Do

A letter of interest and a resume are required to be considered for this position.


The Admissions Counselor will be a member of the undergraduate admissions team, responsible for recruiting and selecting students and for fulfilling the enrollment objectives set by the University. The Admissions Counselor will be expected to:

  • Read and evaluate undergraduate applications in alignment with training protocol, individually or as part of a team, and actively participate in selection committees.
  • Conduct both in-person and virtual information sessions for prospective students, families, school and community-based organization counselors, and the general public.
  • Serve as on-campus point-of-contact for visitors. Communicate with students, families, school/organization counselors, and the general public via in-person conversations, email, phone, or blogs.
  • Participate in recruitment initiatives, including college fairs and high school visits.
  • Contribute to project-based work in support of portfolios such as communications, access and outreach, recruitment, selection, international, events, or others.
  • Participate in professional development and training opportunities to gain a broad understanding of admissions profession and the specific goals of Tufts Admissions.
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned.


While our office functions in a hybrid modality, the Admissions Counselor can expect to have a frequent campus presence given increased visitor engagement responsibilities.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:


Knowledge and experience typically acquired by: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 0-2 years of experience in admissions, college counseling, or a related field
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to work collaboratively
  • Cultural sensitivity and a willingness to work with diverse populations
  • Valid US Driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a CRM, such as Slate
  • Fluency in a second language

Pay Range

Minimum $47,800.00, Midpoint $59,850.00, Maximum $71,900.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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