Minnesota Regional Traditional Admission Counselor

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Minnesota Regional Traditional Admission Counselor
Carroll University

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

Reports to:Director of Traditional & International Admission

Description: This position is an integral part of Carroll University's enrollment staff. The Minnesota Regional Traditional Admission Counselor counsels high school students in navigating the college selection process with a goal of attracting, recruiting, admitting, and enrolling a competitive entering class of traditional undergraduate students. The individual must be committed to student/parent service and to the university's overall mission.

  • Prospect for qualified students by visiting high schools within Minnesota and by representing Carroll at selective Minnesota 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 university's financial aid philosophy, and the specifics of individual financial aid offers.
  • Perform quality and timely follow-up with prospective students, parents, and high school personnel.
  • Confirm and enroll students from your assigned territory.
  • Participate in select Open Houses, on-campus training and other Admission Office events when needed at certain times during the year.
  • 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.
  • Host in-person and virtual individual information sessions with prospective students and parents.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


    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
  • Experience and knowledge of Minnesota college recruitment 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: #2021-061

    Please reference job #2021-061 and submit cover letter and resume to: cucareers@carrollu.edu

    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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