Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are
passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the
transformative power of learning.
The George Williams College (GWC) Freshman
Admission Counselor supports learning by assisting the enrollment
and student life areas in recruiting and retaining undergraduate
Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with
prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and
the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group
of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service,
learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora
Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University an
inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of
Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes
the confidential nature of university business.
Supports learning through performance of essential job
functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or
Essential Job Functions:
Serves as a member of the GWC Enrollment team. Participates in
the implementation of the following enrollment functions and
Primary role is to identify, recruit and enroll prospective
students in an assigned geographic territory as directed by
supervisor. Meets specific recruitment goals as determined by
Keeps up-to-date and accurate information about George Williams
College’s academic programs, the undergraduate student experience,
and Aurora University’s admission procedures.
Evaluates student high school transcripts, ACT/SAT board scores
in order to make recommendations for student admission and
Coordinates high school visits, attendance at college fairs,
campus visits, remote/virtual visits, written correspondence, and
financial aid discussions.
Participates in open houses and other on-campus/off-campus
Provides financial aid information to prospective students and
families, including explanation of the financial aid process; works
with the family to determine a comprehensive financial plan for
attendance at the University.
Engages with current CRM, and other technology recruitment
strategies; actively recommend ideas and process improvements to
Actively, and successfully, moves potential students through
the enrollment funnel from inquiry to deposit.
Recommends additional recruitment strategies to
Assists with the programs/services designed to help the student
transition from recruit to registered student including Admitted
Student Day, Summer Connections and registration/orientation.
Supports student life/academic support areas upon request of
Assists with university/college events as needed or requested,
including but not limited to Commencement, Music By The Lake and
Sundays at 4.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Knowledge of higher education and student development theory,
practices and/or procedures or enrollment experience.
- Ability to relate well to prospective undergraduate
- Excellent interpersonal communication, administrative and
- Customer-service orientation and professional manner.
- Ability to handle and act on confidential information.
- Ability to interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff,
students, and parents; and to develop strong working relationships
with colleagues, staff, administrators, students and the general
- Ability to prioritize work and to meet deadlines required.
Flexibility with an evolving work situation.
- Valid driver's license.
- Ability to travel regularly to high schools and career fairs,
providing own vehicle.
- Some evening and Saturday hours required.
- Ability to move about campus.
- Ability to interact via telephone, in person and via electronic
Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including
health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b)
retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send
resume with cover letter and contact information for three
references including name, telephone and email address.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.