Transfer Admission Counselor

Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

This position is responsible for admissions counseling, recruiting, and general office duties for a range of applicants including transfers, re-enrolling students and second-degree candidates. Evaluation of preliminary transferability. Provide leadership to other process improvement teams as necessary.

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the academic, social, and spiritual composition of Belmont University in order to perpetuate the Belmont vision.
  • Manage the enrollment of transfer students, second degree seeking students, and international students including
  • advice on course selection.
    Evaluate credentials of applicants to determine academic and personal compatibility with the goals and mission of Belmont University. Provide preliminary transcript evaluation for prospective students.
  • Assist with programs and events sponsored by the Admissions office, such as Preview Day, Be Belmont Day, Sneak Peak Saturday and daily information sessions.
  • Exercise knowledge of the financial aid programs available to Belmont University students and provide financial aid insight to prospective students.
  • Assist with off-campus recruiting visits, as necessary.
  • Assist other offices within Enrollment Services and Student Life as assigned.
  • Conduct presentations about Belmont to potential freshman and transfer applicants.
  • Provides support and leadership for processes related to technology and customer relationship management software.
  • The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements.  They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents


  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Knowledge and willingness to learn and work with technically, specifically word processing platforms, internet navigation, databases, and e-mail correspondence
  • Basic knowledge of marketing and higher education
  • Commitment to the University and office-wide mission
  • Ability to apply processes and policies with sensitivity and to make the final decision
  • Ability to operate a vehicle

Bachelors degree required

• Previous experience in the college admission process, student affairs, customer service, or marketing and management.

• Previous private college experience as a student or employee preferred