Admission Counselor

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Hiram College invites applicants to apply for the position of Admission Counselor, entry-level, in the Office of Admission.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and through online@Hiram.

The Admission Counselor is responsible for enrolling an academically capable and multifaceted freshman class. As such, they must possess superior interpersonal and public speaking skills; writing ability; strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills; and organizational talent, including the ability to manage time, prioritize work, and adeptly switch focus on multiple tasks. The ability to work as part of a team and the confidence to work independently is expected. High energy and a strong work ethic are essential; creative initiative, a sense of humor, and the ability to work with diverse individuals and a variety of constituents are valued. Demonstrated success in recruiting and a deep understanding and appreciation of a liberal arts environment are distinct bonuses. Career interest and full-time work experience in admission or related areas are preferred. In addition to general counseling duties, the position requires involvement in and coordination of ongoing admission programs and projects; assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, and be willing to travel.

Required: Bachelor's degree and Ohio Driver’s License.


Application Process

Please apply directly via

Include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references with their names, email addresses, and phone numbers. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity.