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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Presbyterian College
Location
Clinton, SC
Closing date
Jun 13, 2023

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Admission Counselor Division Presbyterian
  • The undergraduate admission counselor is responsible for identifying, recruiting and enrolling first-year students from a regional territory. This position requires frequent travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events to build relationships with students, parents, and school guidance counselors. The undergraduate admissions counselor will review applications and make appropriate admission recommendations. Additionally, this position requires the staff member to assist and counsel students through the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • • Plan and execute recruitment travel to high schools, college fairs and other events
  • • Engage with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in order to communicate the message and value of the college
  • • Participate in visit programs, yield events, and other special events
  • • Provide engaging information sessions and tours to campus visitors
  • • Complete high volumes of outreach via telephone, email, text message, and handwritten notes
  • • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • • Thoroughly evaluate applications and recommend appropriate admissions decisions
  • • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • • Participate in staff training and team building activities
  • • Other duties and projects assigned by the Executive Director of Admissions

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and goal orientated
  • • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • and group presentation skills
  • • Critical thinker with advanced problem-solving capabilities,
  • creativity, and strong work ethic
  • • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • • A team player who can also work independently
  • • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include frequent travel, weekend and evening hours
  • • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and goal orientated
  • • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • and group presentation skills
  • • Critical thinker with advanced problem-solving capabilities,
  • creativity, and strong work ethic
  • • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • • A team player who can also work independently
  • • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include frequent travel, weekend and evening hours
  • • Must possess a valid driver's license

Physical Demands Salary

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S023P Number of Vacancies 1 Job Open Date 02/10/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

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