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Admissions Counselor

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Working Title Admissions Counselor Department Admissions Compensation Title Position Number 30001860 Position Status Regular Work Schedule
Mon-Fri 8:15-4:30 PM and select evening and weekends. Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. Purpose of Position
The Admissions Counselor will participate in recruitment efforts of all learners (freshmen, transfers, post-traditional, first-generation, low-income, underrepresented, full-time and part-time students). Will counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU including conducting individual and group information sessions and provide tours of the campus. The Counselor represents NKU at high school and college day/night programs; manages a defined recruitment territory to include high schools, community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel, develop partnerships with community agencies and groups and aids in the retention efforts in cooperation with the campus partners.

Primary Responsibilities
1) Manage a defined recruitment territory and develop partnerships with community agencies and groups.
2) Will utilize the CRM (Client Relationship Management System) to manage their recruitment territory.
3) Counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU .
4) Conduct individual and group information sessions and provide occasional tours of campus.
5) Develop key contacts in the community that support prospective students.
6) Assist with customer service (phones and email) for prospective students andtheir families. Qualifications
Excellent communication skills and superior customer service experience. Experience and interest in working with prospective students and parents to promote higher education. Extremely detail orientated, diplomatic with an ability to exercise discretion and maintain privacy, critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, prepare and deliver professional presentations. Must have ability to make accurate and deliberate decisions in an often-high volume work environment.
Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, access to transportation, be willing to travel and work required weekends and evenings.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary Minimum $34,379/Annually Pay Grade S67

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2022S1695 Job Open Date 08/10/2022 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Why does this job interest you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have higher education/customer service experience?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  3. Describe your experience with event planning as a professional staff member or as a undergraduate/graduate student.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Can you work a flexible schedule that may include some evenings, weekends and/or travel time?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have full professional proficiency in Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Describe your experience with working with diverse student populations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have a valid Drivers License and dependable transportation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
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