Admissions Counselor

Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Overview

Rocky Vista University in Parker, Colorado is conducting a search for an

Admissions Counselor

To be considered for this position Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: This position will be responsible for supporting the Office of Admissions in the implementation and execution of effective admissions programs to achieve the mission of the University.



Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Serves as a member of the Admissions Team. Assists as needed with data entry and data management systems including all telephone, written and email inquiries, CAS applications, decisions, final transcripts and letters of recommendation. Assists as needed with entering admissions decisions into Jenzabar and WebAdmit.
  • Serves as primary on and off campus advisor. Works in conjunction with the Admissions Team to ensure a coordinated RVU recruitment process. Responsible for visiting colleges and universities in and out of state, to represent RVU for the purpose of student recruitment. Provides written reports summarizing each visit with scheduled follow-up.
  • Conducts campus tours. In conjunction with the Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment, organizes combined Virtual and on-campus Admissions Workshops for prospective students. Coordinates on-campus/Virtual Open House events.
  • Assists in coordination and facilitation of candidate interview day. Assists in training Faculty for interviews. Prepares interview grid for Admissions Committee meetings. Hosts virtual interview days as needed. Interact in a friendly, informative and professional manner.
  • Maintains knowledge of university academic programs, admissions standards, financial aid, scholarship opportunities and student life.
  • Demonstrates a positive applicant/student customer service attitude and maintains a positive attitude that will promote a healthy cultural climate in the Admissions Department.
  • Communicates with College Health Professions Advisors to assist with the recruitment of students. Maintain a current list of Advisors and contact information. Builds and maintains on-going relationships with collegiate admissions advisors and other COM counselors.
  • MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects. Supports and attends activities of all areas of the Admissions/Student Services department with duties as assigned including but not limited to Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, and Graduation. Participates in special assignments not limited to admissions and marketing. Serves on committees at the request of supervisor, the VP, the Dean and/or his/her designee.
    Qualifications

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours including some evenings and weekends. Travel is required for this position which can occasionally be extensive.
  • Ability to work with confidential material with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve innovatively.
  • Ability to represent the department and the university in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft and other software programs.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skill and ability to meet deadlines.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Public speaking and/or recruitment experience
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally and nationally
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree
  • Previous experience at an accredited university, health profession college or medical school
  • Prior successful College and/or University student admission/recruitment experience
  • Underrepresented Minority recruitment experience
  • Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

    RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


    Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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