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Admissions Counselor, Professional MBA (PRN33475B)

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
45000 to 51500
Posted Date
Jan 13, 2023

The University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business Professional MBA program, is seeking a talented, competitive, upbeat professional to provide admissions support for prospective MBA Online students. The Admissions Counselor will collaborate with admissions and marketing staff on enrollment initiatives to drive matriculation growth for the Professional MBA program through strategic outreach and relationship cultivation with corporations and professionals. The position requires extensive interaction with prospective and current students, alums, faculty, vendors, and other School and University staff. This position will also involve cross-training and support on the student experience. The ideal candidate for this position must have strong communication and project management skills, be an effective team player, enjoy creating and maintaining relationships with prospective students, and can handle and complete multiple tasks.


University of Utah Job ID# PRN33475B 00033 - Executive Education


COMPENSATION: 45000 to 51500


WORK SCHEDULE: Campus (in-person role). Monday through Friday, occasional nights and weekends as needed.






  • Assist prospective students as they move through the admissions process, including consulting with them on program fit, answering questions about the admissions process, alleviating concerns, assisting with application submission, and helping the students prepare to start courses once accepted. This position requires significant interaction with prospective students through phone, email, text, and other virtual avenues. It also entails building personal relationships with prospective students while supporting them through the application and admissions process and maintaining the student contact database. The admissions coordinator will actively reach out to prospective students who have requested information about the MBA programs, answer their questions, and build rapport with them as they work through their research into the program. Actively manage and report on the prospective student pipeline, work towards admissions goals, and manage entries into Salesforce. Assist in planning, hosting, and presenting at recruiting events. Responsible for budget tracking, reconciling bills, and billing them to the appropriate account. Interviewing candidates for the program and assisting in credential evaluation for program admission. Assisting the Student Services team with student events and advising as needed. May assist in supporting other areas of the department as needed.



*This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications


required of employees assigned to the job.






Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years’ related experience, or equivalency.






  • Two-plus years of professional experience; strong familiarity with current trends in higher education, MBA programs and business education, business and economic issues, and technology-based learning platforms. Competitive drive, good work ethic, and time management. Experience in managing/supporting recruitment programs at a university, college, or company; knowledge of general management curriculum, including familiarity with other institutions’ courses and programs Handle multiple tasks in an organized manner. Prioritize to ensure a balanced and efficient workload. Produce high-quality work with speed and accuracy. Work across cultures, collaborate, and interact effectively and diplomatically with persons at all levels of organizations. Interact with students and alums with a focus on high-quality service. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation and project management skills. Personal computer proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and willingness to learn new programs.









The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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