J13179 - Admission Counselor
St. Edward's University - Austin, TX

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Department:
ADMS - Admissions
Location:
TX, USA
Employment Type:
Full Time
Admission Counselor
Office of Admission

Overview
Communicate the University's academic and scholarship programs to prospective students, parents and high school representatives for the purpose of counseling and recruiting qualified undergraduate students.

Responsibilities
Strategically manage the recruitment efforts in an assigned geographic territory.
Provide marketing plan for territory, and produce frequent progress reports.
Identify qualified students through high school visits, personal interviews, and direct mail follow up.
Review applicant files for admission and scholarships and recommend decisions to the dean.
Monitor students' progress from inquiry stage through initial enrollment.
Participate in event planning and related recruitment projects.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree helpful.
Experience working in the field of selective college admission or at least two years of professional experience in recruiting or higher education preferred.
Candidates must demonstrate strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Fluency in Spanish a plus.
Experience making group presentations.
Must work effectively with a diverse student population.
Personal computer experience required.
A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record required.
Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
Special Conditions
Position occasionally requires prolonged periods of travel and may call for weekends away from Austin. Occasional evening and weekend duties required.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,800 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the more than 900 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world.

How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to submit an online application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com Please attach a letter of interest and resume. NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.

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