Admissions Counselor

CommonSpirit Health
Des Moines, IA
Sep 04, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
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Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic institution of higher education rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy guided by our core values of knowledge reverence integrity compassion and excellence.

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• Organizes, plans, and executes strategic enrollment management plans with program chairs and
academic leadership. Builds target budget to grow applications and enrollments.
• Researches, determines, plans, implements and conducts on and off-campus recruitment with high
schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities within assigned territory.
• Counsels prospective students and applicants regarding College admissions’ policies and
procedures, program admission requirements and procedures, and prerequisite course
requirements and equivalences.
• Collaborates with academic advisors to ensure student success from inquiry to graduation
• Identifies and evaluates opportunities for program expansion through regional and
national partnerships. . Supports the Financial Aid Office by providing information about options
and resources for funding.
• Identifies areas for continuous improvement to curriculum, admissions standards, transferability of
credit, process improvement, and pricing structure. Provides recommendations and
enhancements to management.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
• Valid and current Iowa driver’s license.
• Ability to work weekends and evenings.
• Ability to travel overnight.
• Strong interpersonal, oral, written and presentation communication skills.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Two years’ experience in admissions and/or a higher education environment preferred.
• Master’s degree preferred.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences' policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Human Resources at (515) 643-3180, 928 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50309 or

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