Location: Immaculata, PA Category: Administrative Posted On: Wed Aug 8 2018 Job Description:
Immaculata University invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor to assist in achieving the overall mission of the recruitment and enrollment of non-traditional undergraduate students. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, CAPS, the incumbent will participate in all aspects of the recruitment and admissions process of non-traditional adult students, work with current students, staff, faculty, and alumni to organize recruitment efforts both on and off campus.
Recruitment travel including visits to community and two-year colleges, attending college fairs and hosting recruitment events.
Initiating and developing relationships with prospective students and applicants via phone, text, in person, and email.
Provide outstanding service in corresponding with prospective students, follow up with applicants, and others seeking information on admission standards, academic and non-academic programs.
Advise transfer students on academic program requirements and transfer credit.
Establishing and fostering relationships with college counselors, prospective students, families of prospective students, partner agencies and organizations.
Conduct group presentations on University program offerings.
Review and evaluate applications.
Interview prospective students
Respond to inquiries.
Assist in the planning and implementation of admissions events
Run reports and analyze admissions trends
Evening and weekend work required.
Demonstrate an adequate knowledge of current education practices in higher education and trends for high schools, community colleges, and colleges and universities, with particular emphasis on recruitment and admissions.
Ability to utilize analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills, listening skills. multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail.
Knowledgeable of academic programs offered and admission requirements.
Demonstrable written communication and presentation skills.
Computer proficiency including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience with retrieving, interpreting and utilizing data, reports or credentials.
A valid driver's license.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends; as well as travel for extended periods of time.
Excellent telephone and verbal communication skills.
Interpersonal skills including questioning, listening and showing concern and respect for others.
Self-starter who can work independently.
Commitment to the success of the students and the University
Prior experience in college/university admissions, advising, counseling or marketing setting.
Utilization of a comprehensive student or financial information system such as Banner;
Utilization of other higher education admission CRM or similar electronic communications system;
Eperience working with and serving diverse populations.
Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the successful candidate is identified.