Admission Counselor for Non-Traditional Admission

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

Admission Counselor for Non-Traditional Admission
Carroll University

Classification:Administrative Staff- Full-time
Reports To:Director of Non-Traditional Adult, Transfer and Professional Studies

Description:The position of Admission Counselor for Non-Traditional Admission 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.
  • Manage recruitment initiatives to represent Carroll at external recruitment events; internally for the undergraduate community and within professional communities to educate individuals about Carroll University.
  • Meet targeted enrollment goals thought the establishment of effective recruitment strategies and relationship management.
  • Proactively and professionally, contact prospective students with incomplete applications. Ensure that admitted students are aware of next steps involved in matriculation and enrollment.
  • Review application credentials for assigned students, make an admission decision, and award merit based scholarships.
  • Prospect for qualified students by representing Carroll at two-year colleges/fairs
  • Perform consumer based counseling with prospective students to show them how Carroll University can meet their needs.
  • Educate prospective students 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.
  • Conduct on-campus interviews with prospective students.
  • Complete transfer credit evaluations.
  • Identify solutions to facilitate workflow enhancements.
  • Assist with the creation and updating of 2+2 articulation agreements.
  • Assist with transfer student virtual recruitment events.
  • Present transfer student information session at university sponsored events.
  • Perform additional duties as required.


    Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales/recruiting preferred
  • Previous experience in private higher education undergraduate admission preferred
  • Previous experience in recruitment for online and adult programs preferred
    Technology Skills:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to use University software to create & maintain student admissions records
    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: #2021-047

    Please reference job #2021-047 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

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