Admissions Counselor

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Position Title:   Admissions Counselor
Department:      Undergraduate Admissions
Reports To:       Director of Undergraduate Admissions        
Status:               Hourly, Non-Exempt
Date:                  July 2017
 
Position Summary:   
 
The Admission Counselor is responsible for the management of recruitment activities related to all assigned programs and/or geographic territories. As a representative of Ohio Dominican University, the Admission Counselor will work to enhance the visibility and growth of the University, both internally and externally.  Additionally, as a member of the Admissions team, the successful candidate will play a key role in fostering an already positive, driven and collegial working environment.
 
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Represent the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and activities
  • In coordination with the Director of Admission, plan and implement recruitment strategies and activities, including travel, relative to assigned programs and/or geographic territories
  • Actively manage prospective student inquires and applications via telephone, email, text message, etc. for all assigned programs and territories
  • Participate in on-campus visit programs, new student orientations, campus retention programs, commencement events and other admission related activities
  • Provide support for admissions social media accounts
  • Work collaboratively with appropriate ODU personnel to grow and improve academic programs
  • Organize the review of admission files and possible transfer courses, as appropriate to program and territory responsibilities
  • Assist in developing and disseminating admission materials
  • Compile and send  information to newly admitted students
  • Assist in new student registration activities
  • Utilize effective communication skills with faculty, staff, and students; as well as, all off campus constituents
  • Serve on university-wide and departmental committees, as assigned
  • Participate in approved professional development programs
  • Support, and contribute to, the mission and vision of Ohio Dominican University
  • Some evening and weekend hours, as needed
  • Evaluate and assess processes and procedures on an annual basis, looking for ways to build upon and improve the services offered
  • Other duties as assigned and required

Qualifications:
 
Bachelor's Degree required. Experience in higher education admissions preferred. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, fiscal management, relationship building and presentation skills, and must also be able to multi-task.  The successful candidate will be committed to helping students achieve success.  The ability to have a flexible schedule and to travel is also required.  International travel experience and ability to speak and write Spanish preferable. 
 
Additional Information:
 
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the position.  It is, instead, a description of the essential elements of the position.

 
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