Freshmen Admission Counselor

Employer
Marian University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Admission Counselor. The Marian University Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks a self-motivated, relationship-driven problem solver to recruit and counsel prospective students and families through the enrollment process. Reporting to the associate director of freshmen admission, the admission counselor promotes our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by utilizing guided territory management to recruit first-year students.  Responsibilities include 10-12 weeks of travel, application review, financial aid counseling, and consistent engaged communication with prospective students, families, and high school counselors. 

The admission counselor will support program goals through collaboration with campus partners and liaison responsibilities.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Knowledge of offerings and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • Comfort with presenting to small and large groups
  • A high level of interaction and sustained relationships through regular communication via phone, text, email, and videos
  • The ability to interact with first-year students and families of diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent self-motivation, time management, and organizational skills
  • A high degree of integrity, professionalism, customer service, and confidentiality.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A valid driver’s license without restriction.
  • Prior admission experience (student tour guide, student caller, admission student assistant, etc.) preferred
  • Flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of offerings and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A valid driver’s license without restriction.
  • Flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior admission experience (student tour guide, student caller, admission student assistant, etc.) preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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