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Admissions Counselor

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


Promote Salve Regina University through a full range of admissions activities including recruitment/outreach/travel, admissions decision-making, post admissions follow-up of prospective students to the university, and specific admissions projects and responsibilities in addition to recruitment as assigned.


  • Management of an assigned recruitment territory
    • Analyze data to identify prospects and target markets
    • Regular outreach to prospects through phone, email, text, and social media
    • Meet and counsel individual candidates and family members
    • Track daily activities through CRM system and provide regular progress reports and analysis of efficacy
    • Develop relationships with influencers including school counselors, teachers, independent counselors, and community leaders
  • Give regular presentations to prospective students and families
  • 10-15 weeks of recruitment travel in the fall and 5-7 weeks of recruitment travel in the spring, with overnight stays likely
  • Must be able to lift and carry recruitment materials and travel extensively
  • Must be willing to work some Saturdays, Sundays, and evenings


Special admissions projects designed to enhance admission/retention efforts as assigned


  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Admissions experience a plus.
  • Must have demonstrated public relations skills with the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and a wide variety of administrative offices.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
  • Along with the ability to speak in the voice and branding of the institution.
  • Must be a self-starter and problem solver.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of an office team.
  • Extensive travel with some evening, night and weekend work is required.
  • Must have the ability to handle stress in a busy office atmosphere.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs is required, strong computer skills and understanding of information systems, such as SLATE CRM, preferred.
  • Confidence in or experience with social media and other digital marketing and project management tools is preferred.
  • Confidentiality is of the utmost importance.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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