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Admissions Counselor

Juniata College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Mar 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Job Title Admissions Counselor Posting Number 20110371 Pay Rate Position Type Administration
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to a Senior Associate Dean of Admission, the Admissions Counselor represents Juniata College to prospective students and organizations and works to increase inquiries and convert applications into enrolled students. The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse populations and support the College’s commitment to equity and student success.

Applicants will discuss the application process, financial aid, and program information with professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with students, families, and counselors, including interviews, phone calls, emails and information sessions.

The admission counselor should demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff. The ability to work days, evenings, and some weekends is required. Travel and a valid driver’s license are required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Ability to work towards college-wide enrollment goals and use interpersonal skills to recruit diverse student learners. Utilize phone, email, and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner. Work with prospective students and families in support of the College’s efforts to increase retention.
• Demonstrate intellectual contributions linked to diversity, inclusion and/or inclusive excellence. Follow the expectation of treating fellow employees, students and the institution’s guests equitably.
• Become familiar with recruitment territory. Create an individual recruitment plan as well as participate in the creation of a team recruitment plan. The plan includes recruitment activities, participation in events/conferences/college fairs, communication with prospective students/families and networking opportunities.
• Ability to work independently, and to arrange information sessions, set appointments and promote the College in a positive manner. Ability to follow directions and complete tasks accurately as well as accept supervisory input and feedback.
• Applies university admission standards, policies, and regulations in a holistic fashion to credentials of prospective students to determine their admissibility.
• Collaborate with our growing alumni network.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us… Position Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Basic knowledge of higher education Experience with and display a commitment to liberal arts education; Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; Well-developed presentation skills are required; Goal oriented; Facility with Microsoft Office Suite, video-conferencing platforms, social media and marketing
Ability to build relationships with students and follow them through the enrollment process Supervision Required/Given
This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Dean of Admission. Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands
The person moves about the office regularly to meet with students and families.

The position requires data input for accurate record keeping.

Must be able to remain in stationary position 50% of the time.

Moves print/marketing material weighing up to 50 pounds. Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date 03/24/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 References
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