Employment Opportunity Detail

Admission Counselor

Overall Objectives:

The successful candidate will work with current admission staff to provide outstanding service to prospective, applied and admitted students. 

The candidate is responsible for coordinating prospective student outreach efforts (on and off campus), counseling and advising prospective students, managing the application process from time of file completion through matriculation.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to lead others and to work productively as a member of a group.  Additionally, candidates with a desire for increasing professional development will find themselves well suited in this position. They will also demonstrate a deep understanding of the University’s mission as it relates to recruitment and admission of a diverse and talented student body. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment and admission plan for assigned geographic regions
  • Present information about the University of Evansville to groups of students, parents, educators and alumni
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong technology skills on multiple platforms
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms as well as web and graphic design skills are desirable
  • Previous experience in an admissions setting is preferred
  • Recruitment travel is required, a valid driver's license and a willingness to travel by air are required
  • Evaluate and review applications for admission
  • Meet annual recruitment goals
  • Assist Office of Admission with special projects and related tasks
  • Report on a weekly/bi-weekly basis various admission and recruitment activities
  • Evening and weekend work is required

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree. Experience in student recruitment, development, advising or any equivalent combination of relevant education is preferred. S/he will be highly organized with strong analytical ability.  Preference will be given to candidates with 1-3 years of admission experience.  Ability to work well under deadlines and a considerable degree of flexibility and initiative is required. This position requires the use of technology and data to determine the success of performance.  Most importantly, we're looking for candidates who are outgoing, creative, enthusiastic, and resonate with our mission and values.

Expectations:

Irregular work hours required, including nights and weekends.  Occasional moderate lifting (20-25 pounds) required.  Applicant must be able to drive an automobile and be insurable.  Working beyond a normal 40-hour week can occur.  Ability to use technology and be available after hours is required.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please attach your cover letter, resume, and references to the online application located at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm.  A formal presentation will be required for those selected to interview along with a writing assessment.

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Office Phone
812-488-2943

Office Email
hr@evansville.edu

Office Location
Room 118, Olmsted Administration Hall