Admission College Fair Assistant

Primary Staff Contact: Carol Gadd-Marshall

Purpose of Position: Represent CSB/SJU at local college fairs in partnership with admission staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Talk with prospective families about attending CSB/SJU.
  • Share personal experiences about your CSB/SJU experience.
  • Respond to prospective student or parent questions.
  • Distribute admission materials for students and families to take and return any unused materials.
  • Submit a report of volunteer activities with the admission department including time and mileage.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an alumna of CSB or an alumnus of SJU
  • Ability to speak appropriately and factually about the CSB/SJU experience for today’s students
  • Knowledge of CSB/SJU admission process, academic offerings, student involvement activities, etc.
  • Must have completed required CSB/SJU admission training

Training Requirements:

  • Be current with college and university statistics (At A Glance, demographic profile of both institutions, institutional history, coordinate details)
  • Be generally familiar with the admission process (application process and deadlines)
  • General knowledge of financial aid (merit-based aid and need based aid, FAFSA)
  • Maintain current awareness of frequently asked questions and supporting responses
  • Be familiar with National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) practices and procedures
  • Be familiar with “How to Do a College Fair” training module

Time Commitment:

  • 1 hour prep work prior to the fair, reviewing college and university materials
  • 1 ½ - 3 hours per college fair (this amount is variable by event)
  • Travel to and from the college fair

Benefits:

  • Positive connection to CSB/SJU
  • Skill development in areas of public speaking, recruitment, and persuasion
  • Meeting the next generation of Bennies and Johnnies