Admissions Counselor



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Working Title Admissions Counselor Department Admissions Compensation Title Position Number 30001860 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Mon-Fri 8:15-4:30 PM and select evening and weekends.

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

To manage an assigned recruitment territory that requires developing and maintaining contacts with guidance counselors, organizations, agencies and clubs for the purposes of recruiting students. Requires travel during and after normal business hours to represent the university at recruitment events and activities.

Counsel students and parents about post-secondary educational options and recruit them to NKU ; conduct individual and group information sessions and provide occasional tours of campus; represent NKU at high school and college day/night programs; assist in the development and editing of publications; assist in overall planning, leadership, and functions of the Office of Admissions and assist with general recruitment and admissions office duties. Will evaluate freshmen student applicants and make admissions decisions.

Primary Responsibilities

Manage a recruitment territory that requires developing and maintaining contacts with guidance counselors, organizations, agencies and clubs for the purposes of recruiting students. Requires travel during and after normal business hours to represent the university at recruitment events and activities. Update and run required CRM / SAP reports to manage territory.

Provide pre-admissions counseling to students/families who call the office, attend an on campus or off campus event, or who walk in the office.

Develop and maintain relationships with key constituents across campus. Serve as the primary contact person for NKU departments and employees for questions related to campus visit opportunities.

Reply to student/parent inquiries via email and phone calls.

Conduct recruitment presentations on and off campus.

Update, as needed, recruitment presentations.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience in working with event planning/promotion, customer service and volunteer organization. Student involvement as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.

Expertise event planning skills. Excellent presentation skills, communication and collaboration skills.

Application review will begin October 26th.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary $35,568.00 Pay Grade S67
Requisition Number 2019S1029 Job Open Date 10/19/2020 Job Close Date 11/01/2020 Open Until Filled No Quick Link http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8035 Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
  2. * Why does this job interest you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have higher education/customer service experience?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  4. * Describe your experience with event planning as a professional staff member or as a undergraduate/graduate student.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Can you work a flexible schedule that may include some evenings, weekends and/or travel time?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have full professional proficiency in Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Describe your experience with working with diverse student populations.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

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