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Senior Admissions Counselor

Anderson University
Anderson, IN
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Job Location: Main Campus - Anderson, IN

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Category: Education


The Senior Admissions Counselor's primary responsibility is recruiting undergraduate students to attend Anderson University.

Responsibilities include: set and achieve individual target goals for new student enrollment; counsel prospective applicants on the admission process and opportunities at the University; review applications and other materials submitted by applicants; represent the university on and off campus to prospective students, parents, and high school guidance counselors; plan and implement recruitment activities with travel to include attending college fairs, high school visits and individual student appointments; maintain portfolio of prospective students; participate in and assist with coordination of on- campus and off-campus student recruitment programs. In addition, the Senior Admissions Counselor will be responsible serving as the liaison between the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Honors Program which will include decision-making power to drive program interest and growth. The Senior Admissions Counselor will be responsible for hiring and co-managing the Office of Undergraduate Admission's student employees.



The successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree; Master's Degree is preferred. Six months to 1 year of experience in higher education or relevant field is desirable. Proven experience working with and speaking to students; strong communication skills with the ability to deliver information effectively and persuasively; functional knowledge of Microsoft Office and G Suite; knowledge of PeopleSoft and Slate are preferred.

Ability to accurately assess the needs and priorities of a diverse population of individuals and groups; utilizing appropriate methods to guide or facilitate a decision-making process. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Must have strong time management and organizational skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to work in a multi tasked, goal oriented and deadline driven environment. Work requires tact, discretion and confidentiality. A flexible work schedule that will include days, evenings, and some weekends is required. Travel, valid driver's license with a clean record and access to a reliable vehicle required. Some light lifting related to travel and events. Must meet University lifestyle expectations.

Candidates should have belief in and commitment to Jesus Christ and the Christian faith as interpreted through the historic witness of the Bible and the contemporary ministry of the Holy Spirit. They should possess a vitality of Christian experience that is maturing in insight and application.

Benefits: This is a full-time position. Eligible for university benefits.
  • Remitted Tuition
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403B (retirement) with matching contribution
  • Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life, Long Term Disability
  • Free Access to Kardatzke Wellness Center

Position Available: Immediately. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and complete the online application. Final candidates are expected to provide an official transcript. Persons with an application on file or qualified university employees may submit a letter of interest and resume. Current employees are also expected to notify their supervisor of interest in this position. Background check is required.

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