Westminster College

Admissions Counselor

Location

Fulton, MO

Type

Full Time

Position Announcement

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

This position requires an energetic, hardworking person with good interpersonal and communication skills to implement the enrollment marketing activities of the College. The person will work closely with prospective students, their families, counselors, alumni and colleagues to develop and sustain relationships that will help the college achieve its recruitment goals.  This position will spend a considerable amount of time dedicated to territory travel which may require driving long distances and the ability to navigate city traffic.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 1) Meet the enrollment goals for a designated recruitment area by preparing and executing an annual plan that will promote the College and attract prospective students. The plan will include fall and spring travel activities, special events, college fairs high school and personal visits within a well defined market area to ensure College visibility and territory coverage.

 2) Maintain regular contact and/or communication with prospective students, their families, and the high school counselors throughout the recruitment process and provide accurate and appropriate information about the College to all constituents.

 3) Ensure that the academic quality and personal character of student recruits meet Westminster standards for those recommended for review and admittance to the College, by personally reviewing student academic credentials, references and recommendations necessary for assessment prior to review by the Admissions Committee.

 4) Provide consultation and expert advice to management team for the designated region by maintaining accurate records of all recruitment activities for program evaluation and historical preservation.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree is required along with 1-3 years’ experience in college admissions, sales or a related position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and marketing skills are required. Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and self-disciplined, organized, flexible and creative; detail oriented; must be computer proficient and possess excellent telemarketing skills.  Must be willing to spend some time traveling, driving long distances at times, and navigating city traffic. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application.  Application materials are accepted until the position is filled. 

Westminster College is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Westminster College actively pursues the goal of inclusive excellence.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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