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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Berry College
Location
Mount Berry, GA
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
The Berry College Office of Admission invites applications for an Admission Counselor to join the innovative team of professionals committed to providing access to higher education to students from any background. The successful candidate will represent the College to individuals and groups on and off campus, and as such will be inclusive of the diversity of our global society. Our work to serve students involves using technology efficiently and effectively to drive results. The successful candidate will assemble and analyze data in collaboration with the Admission Team to successfully achieve goals for assigned recruiting market regions that align with the overall enrollment goals of the institution.

Routine assignments include but are not limited to travel 4-6 weeks per year, meeting with prospective students and families to discuss admissions processes and student qualifications, guiding conversations with families about financial planning for college, leading information sessions, gathering and reporting data relevant to daily activities, participating in outreach efforts through various channels (including on-campus and off-campus events), and building relationships with high school counselors and community-based organizations. In addition to recruitment, this position could include work with scholarship programs, transfer students, marketing, inter-departmental liaison relationships, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

Applicants must be very motivated, organized, and team-oriented. Night and weekend work is expected during peak seasons.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Passion for helping others
  • An understanding of the value of a liberal arts education
  • Desire to build and interact with the community
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and problem-solve
  • Openness to feedback and coaching
  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on a team to solve complex data challenges
  • Experience working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems

Additional Information:

Berry College offers industry-leading healthcare benefits, a positive working environment, and excellent retirement plans.

ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE

Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed. You can reach out to us at employment@berry.edu, or (706) 233-4062.

Application Instructions:

Review of candidates will begin May 4, 2024 and continue until position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references.

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