Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor

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Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 30R003 – StudentSuccess,Outreach&Opportunity

Division: 5R0000 – Student Success,Opportunity&Engage

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt, Grade 45

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Sean Sobolewski

Requisition Number: 494732

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor is responsible for the identification and recruitment of qualified new undergraduate students to the University. They will either recruit in an out-of-state and implement recruitment strategies, and establish relationships with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors involved in the college selection process. The Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor will use a Client Relationship Management (CRM) tool to track and conduct follow up with new inquires, applicants and admitted students and for developing communications in all mediums; email, written correspondence, social media, and telephonic. They will orchestrate market or be based off-campus in a regional location of high recruitment potential. They will also conduct market analysis, employ predictive modeling to inquiry development, recommend travel to ensure maximum coverage of regional college fairs in selected markets.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s preferred.

Experience: Three years of related work experience is required.

Previous experience as an Admissions Counselor or progressive leadership experience in Admissions is preferred.

Licensure & Certifications: Valid state driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:

  • 50% – Identify and recruit undergraduate students to the University. – (Essential)
  • 30% – Counsel prospective students, families and others regarding admissions and enrollment processes. – (Essential)
  • 15% – Counsel prospective students, families and others regarding admissions and enrollment processes. – (Essential)
  • 15% – Work in cooperation and collaboration with other university departments and complete all other duties as assigned. – (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


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