Admission Counselor

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Office of Admissions at CU Boulder encourages applications for a Counselor! This position is responsible for representing the University to various constituents including prospective students, family members, high school counselors and community leaders. They will be responsible for assisting in the development of a recruitment strategy in a designated regional territory. This individual will execute a wide range of recruitment activities including high school visits, college fairs, area receptions and individual meetings. They will evaluate admission applications.

The Admission Counselor will join a staff where enrollment goals are clearly crafted and related admission's programming is carefully executed. A passion for results and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a team-focused and heavily performance driven environment are essential.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

As one of only 36 U.S. public research institutions in the Association of American Universities (AAU), the University of Colorado Boulder is about realizing the positive impacts of new knowledge.

From offering dozens of exciting programs in a range of academic fields, to serving as one of the world’s most dynamic research and innovation hubs, to working closely through hundreds of public outreach efforts with communities across Colorado and the world, we take pride in helping our students, faculty, staff and partners turn new insights into productive outcomes that change lives.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Build a recruitment schedule and strategy based on specific, targeted high schools throughout an assigned regional territory.
  • Represent CU Boulder to a broad range of constituents at college fairs, community college visits, large-scale receptions and other recruitment activities in this region.
  • Regularly pull and analyze historical data to advise recruitment strategy.
  • Conduct admission presentations both in person and virtually to various populations.
  • Advises and counsels prospects, applicants, and students on University admissions policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication with constituents in the university, high school, other institutions of higher education, government agencies, community based organizations and professional organizations regarding the admission of students to CU Boulder.
  • Review and render admission decisions on undergraduate applications independently and as an active member of the admission review committee.
  • Regularly pulls and analyzes applicant information to ensure a smooth admissions process for students.
  • Serve as the project lead within an inner office team and/or as a liaison to campus offices.
  • Participate in staff development activities including appropriate university workshops, conferences and programs, and state and national professional organizations.
  • Participate in admission related programs and activities such as campus visitation programs and new student orientation activities.
  • As appropriate, manage, train, supervise, and evaluate support staff, including student staff.
  • Participate in all staff development activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We Can Offer

  • The hiring pay range for is $40,000 to $41,950.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, an equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Evening and weekend work is required.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work well with high school and college age students as well as racially and ethnically diverse populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; strong public speaking skills; excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team Extensive overnight.
  • As a role model for prospective students, the candidate should have a strong and positive university experience as a student and campus community member.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • A bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
  • Involvement in a university’s clubs or organizations.
  • Recent graduate who has represented a university in some capacity (for example, as a Student Ambassador, Resident Adviser, student employee, etc.).

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by July 21, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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