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Admissions Counselor - School of Music

University of Iowa
Coralville, IA
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The School of Music is seeking an Admissions Counselor

This position will be responsible for recruiting students locally, regionally, and nationally; will work with School of Music faculty and staff to establish enrollment goals; and will work with faculty and staff to ensure these enrollment goals are met.

Key Responsibilities
  • Recruit, provide information and guidance to prospective students and their families regarding university programs, student life, and admission policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with UI Office of Admissions and School of Music staff to plan, coordinate, implement, manage, or assist with recruitment programs.
  • Represent the University at recruitment and public service programs.
  • Consult with and explain admission policies and procedures to secondary schools, community colleges, and other educational institutions and external organizations.
  • Collaborate with music faculty and staff in recruitment activities.
  • Plan and execute SOM Audition Day and maintain scheduling of prospective student auditions.
  • Serve as ex officio member of Recruitment & Enrollment Management committee.
  • Collaborate with School of Music and Admissions marketing staff to ensure that materials and marketing plans for recruitment activities are effective and to develop new communication channels.

For a full or questions about this position, please send an email to

Education Required
  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in music admissions or comparable experience. Comparable experience may include academic advising, career services advising, or work specifically targeting first-year students.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of oral and written communication and relationship building skills.
  • Must demonstrate careful attention to detail and accuracy, strong organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks or projects quickly and effectively.

Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in or experience in music.
  • Familiarity with financial aid policies and practices.
  • Knowledge of University of Iowa policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Experience supervising support staff or student employees.

Position and Application details

For additional job details and to apply please visit and access requisition 24003276.

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. Please note that this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship in the United States.

For additional questions, please contact:

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Adm & Enroll Svcs Couns/Eval
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus

  • Pay Level: 3A
  • Starting Salary Minimum: 45,000.00
  • Starting Salary Maximum: 50,000.00

Contact Information
  • Organization: College of Liberal Arts
  • Contact Name: Kellie Kucera
  • Contact Email:

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