The primary purpose of an Admissions Counselor is to serve as the point of contact for prospective students and parents as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Vice President of Enrollment to provide information about the school, majors, and programs, and to counsel families through the admissions process. Essential responsibilities are conceptualizing and implementing strategic initiatives that are of critical importance to meeting the enrollment goals of the University by using independent decision making skills to plan, organize, create, present, and market to prospective students and their parents at recruiting events, campus tours, visiting secondary schools and junior colleges, attending college fairs, and providing group and individual presentations. The Admissions Counselor evaluates applicants for admission based on application materials, essays, and interviews.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Exceptional time management and organization skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision.
Willingness to serve, and build relationships with the troupe
Must possess strong initiative, leadership skills, organizational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask to manage a variety of projects and priorities, coordinating the actions of others, follow through on projects to timely completion, and demonstrate excellent judgment with attention to detail.
Microsoft Office experience with Word, Outlook, Publisher, Excel, Power Point software experience.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills with the ability to communicate with diplomacy, tact, and discretion to a broad range of constituents
Knowledge of admissions information system or use of Target X CMR software preferred
Must support the University's Catholic mission.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 - 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, type and perform data entry, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information, ability to hear in order to answer telephones and to communicate verbally, and the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with minimal safety hazards, and requires seated, standing, and movement work.
Requires the willingness and ability to travel out of state within assigned territory during designated times of the academic year. In order to perform the essential function of driving during recruiting trips, must maintain a valid driver's license and clear driving record to be insurable on the institutions rental car policy for required institutional travel.