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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Clarke University
Location
Center Grove, IA
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
At Clarke University, we look for individuals who lead from the heart and embrace our values of education, charity, justice, and freedom. By creating a community focused on care, we empower everyone at Clarke to do and be their best. We offer meaningful work, a safe and friendly work environment, and an outstanding benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays vacation and sick time, and extensive professional development opportunities. So, if you're looking for a place you can make a positive impact, we hope you'll consider our One Clarke, One Community.

The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Admission Counselor. This position is instrumental in representing Clarke University in various contexts as part of the enrollment process.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage and work in collaboration of others to ensure Clarke University meets the needs of incoming first-year students.
  • Act as a point of contact for student/parent questions and concerns relating to admission, scholarships, and the financial aid process.
  • Use Clarke's CRM and SIS to manage contacts and data appropriately and utilize data when making decisions related to travel, etc.
  • Conduct individual campus visit appointments with students and families.
  • Attend college fairs, virtual fairs, and community college visits as the Clarke University representative.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and a person who is committed to creating an inclusive community. Demonstrated experience in higher education or college admissions preferred. Extremely strong written and oral communication skills are required along with the ability to speak in front of groups of people comfortably. Travel is required for this position.

To apply, please submit a letter of application and resume online at https://clarke.applicantpool.com/jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Special consideration will be given to applicants who additionally submit a video cover letter to the Vice President for Enrollment Management: julie.cirks@clarke.edu, explaining why this is the perfect job for the applicant.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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