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Freshman Admissions Counselor

The Human Resources Department announces the position of Freshman Admissions Counselor, reporting to the Associate Director, Admissions and Campus Visit Programs. This is an entry level position within the admissions department responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students to the University to achieve departmental objectives.

Responsibilities include: effectively managing the recruitment of prospective freshmen from within a designated geographic recruitment territory; scheduling and visitation of high schools, primarily within the designated territory; implementing recruitment strategies as outlined in the departmental objectives in the assigned territory; attending college fairs and other recruiting programs, events and receptions and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process in order to attract students to the University; using the Enrollment Management Action System (EMAS), Patriot System and PowerFaids in order to correspond with prospective students; assisting in the development and delivery of on and off-campus recruiting events; contributing to the success of various student visit programs; completing phone calls, face-to-face visits, and written correspondence scheduled through the EMAS software; counseling prospective applicants on admissions and financial aid processes and opportunities; explaining various admissions practices, procedures, and policies of the University to prospective students, parents and guidance counselors; providing follow-up with students and parents via phone, letters, emails and scheduled appointments in specific recruitment territory; reviewing admission applications, evaluating credentials and making admission decisions; adhering to University policies and procedures regarding travel and procurement; and performing related work as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; experience in admissions or enrollment management preferred.
  • Valid driver's license required.

  • Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours; ability to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment.

  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication; ability to represent the office and University in a professional manner.

  • Ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity; demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude; strong commitment to customer service and student focus.

  • A staff member is expected to abide by all of the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA and the NEC. Staff members found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures.


Internal Application Deadline:  September 12, 2013

External Application Deadline:  Until Position is Filled

Anticipated Starting Date:  As soon as possible

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