Admission Counselor

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Admission Counselor
Carroll University

Classification: Administrative Staff- Full Time- 12 Months- 2080 Hours

Reports to:Director of Traditional and International Admission

Description: The position of Admission Counselor is an integral part of Carroll University's enrollment staff, which requires an enthusiastic, high-energy individual, who is determined to see that the college's enrollment goals are met successfully. The individual must be committed to personal attention, follow-up, and adept at matching prospective students' needs with Carroll offerings.

Admission Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for qualified students by visiting high schools within your territory and by representing Carroll at selective college fairs.
  • Represent Carroll at high school (community) award and educational functions.
  • Educate high school counselors and teachers about Carroll University.
  • Perform consumer-based counseling with high school students and their parents to show them how Carroll University can meet their needs.
  • Review application credentials for students from your territory and make admission decisions and award merit-based scholarships.
  • Counsel accepted applicants and their parents on the financial aid process, the college's financial aid philosophy, and the specifics of individual financial aid awards.
  • Perform quality and timely follow-up with prospective students, parents, and high school personnel.
  • Confirm and enroll students from your assigned territory.
  • Conduct on-campus interviews with prospective students and parents.
  • Participate in Open House and other Admission Office events.
  • Manage recruitment initiatives to represent Carroll at external recruitment events: internally for the undergraduate community and within professional communities (high school counselors/teachers) to educate individuals about Carroll University.
  • Meet targeted enrollment goals through the establishment of effective recruitment strategies and relationship management.
  • Write, analyze and develop comprehensive reporting
  • Train end users on developed reports and dashboards
  • Collaborate with the enrollment and leadership team to determine and address data and reporting needs
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


    Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales/recruiting and data analytics preferred
  • Previous experience in private higher education undergraduate admission preferred

    Technology Skills:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to use University software to create & maintain student admissions records
  • Ability to write, analyze and develop comprehensive reports
  • Strong analytical abilities

    Human Relations Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Client focused sense of urgency and responsiveness.
  • Ability to listen effectively, work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of students

    Additional Qualifications:
  • Must have valid driver's license and be insurable under the University's plan
  • This position requires weekend and/or evening hours
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

    Job Number: #2021-050

    Please reference job #2021-050 and submit cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources
    Carroll University
    100 N. East Avenue
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE