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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Loyola University of Chicago Inc
Location
The Loop, IL
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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

Job Title ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR Position Number 8102542 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Department Name UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS Location Code UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS (02022A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all aspects regarding the recruitment of prospective freshmen to Loyola. As a territory manager, the Admission Counselor establishes a strategic approach with the guidance of the senior team to ensure all targeted high school visits, college fairs, and other recruitment events are attended and evaluated.
  • Informs prospective students and their families of the educational opportunities available at Loyola University Chicago. Manages daily communications with prospective students and families in regards to the application process and steps that lead to enrollment.
  • Represents Loyola at various programs, high school visit days and at community colleges.
  • Builds effective relationships with high school counseling staff and community college counselors. Actively engages in appropriate organizations for the purpose of recruiting new students to Loyola.
  • Makes timely admission decisions on applicants to Loyola.
  • Participates in recruitment, yield and orientation events hosted at Loyola.
  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

    Bachelor's degree in related field, with one year of related experience. Licenses: Valid driver's license

    Qualifications
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrative ability to understand multicultural perspectives as it applies to student recruitment
    • Ability to articulate the value and mission of a Jesuit education
    • Team player who has the ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.
    • Ability to articulate the benefits of a Jesuit education.
    • Spanish fluency is a plus but not required
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Must have valid US Driver's License
    • Ability to travel with nights and weekends
    • No difficulties standing for long hours
    • Ability to carry approximately 40 lbs of material for recruitment and programming

    Certificates/Credentials/Licenses

    n/a

    Computer Skills

    Knowledge of Microsoft Suite. Preferably have knowledge in Technolutions Slate CRM

    Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands Standing Working Conditions Irregular Hours Open Date 02/21/2024 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Diversity and Inclusion Statement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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