Admissions Counselor

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Admissions Counselor

Position Number: S00810P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 43 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Student Success
Department: Student Success
Unit: Admissions
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Jill Page, Ed.D.
Schedule Type: Full Time (40 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details: This position requires frequent evening and weekend hours as well as travel in Kentucky and out of state.
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the identification and recruitment of qualified, new undergraduate students to the University. He/she will conduct market analysis, employ data analysis to help move prospective students through the recruitment lifecycle predictive modeling to inquiry development, recommend and implement recruitment strategies, and establish relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, and community members involved in the college search and selection process. The counselor will serve as the Admissions liaison to targeted school counselor associations and related community organizations. The counselor will use a Client Relationship Management (CRM) tool and other software to manage his/her territory, track and conduct follow up with inquires, applicants and admitted students, develop communications in all mediums, including telephone, email, written correspondence, and social media and host presentations. He/she will orchestrate all travel to ensure maximum coverage of state, regional, and national college fairs in selected markets. He/she will also assist with and participate in University hosted recruitment events.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree is required.

Minimum Experience:
One year of related work experience is required.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:
Experience as an Admissions Counselor, student ambassador, orientation leader, tour guide, resident leader, or similar student involvement work is desirable.

Job Functions:
Identify and recruit undergraduate students to the University
Counsel prospective students, families and others regarding admissions and enrollment processes
Use data and technology to support recruitment strategies
Work in cooperation and collaboration with other university departments and complete all other duties as assigned.

Posting Number: S00810P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 06/07/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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