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Admissions Counselor

**This is an on-site position. Remote workers will NOT be considered.**

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Admissions Counselor represents St. Thomas University to prospective students and organizations and works to increase inquiries and convert applications into enrolled students.

CHARACTERISTICS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Expected to help organize recruitment events for St. Thomas University and promote the school to potential students and their parents.
  • Meet, or communicate via phone and email, with incoming students to discuss the application status and to provide them with information about financial aid, scholarships, programs and majors.
  • Traveling to college campuses in the tri-county will be visited on a monthly basis.
  • Will assist other recruiters with events and college fairs
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Recruiting, management, sales, and/or knowledge of higher education required;
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Well-developed presentation skills are required;
  • Goal oriented and intrinsically motivated with superior customer service and networking skills; social media and marketing via the e Internet as a tool;
  • Ability to manage student files and rosters;
  • Ability to build relationships with students;
  • Able to communicate career and personal goals to potential students and follow them through the enrollment process;
  • Experience working with adult population preferred;
  • Professional attire and personal presentation required daily.
  • Will be working with all new transfer and Out- of-State students.

Tuition Benefit

After 1 year of continuous full‐time service, employees are eligible to enroll in STU’s bachelor and master courses, tuition‐free. The program will cover a maximum timeframe of 125% of credit hours attempted toward the degree program. Employees may enroll in STU’s doctoral program, with a 40% tuition discount, under the same conditions.

Catholic Identity

St. Thomas University is a Catholic university sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success guided by its Catholic identity. All employees are therefore expected to respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and support the University’s religious mission. All employees hereby acknowledge their familiarity and support of the religious affiliation, mission and values of St. Thomas University.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Thomas University is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse and inclusive organization. It is the policy of the University to fill each vacancy with the candidate who represents the best fit for the position and to promote and transfer employees from within whenever possible and practical. Employment decisions are made on the basis of the candidate’s personal capabilities, qualifications, and ability to assist the University in fulfilling its mission without discrimination. With regard to the latter, the University’s program of recruiting employees for mission aims to inform prospective employees of the University’s mission and to help them and hiring personnel determine how they will support and contribute to the University’s mission.

E-Verify

St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Employer. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States. STU will utilize E-Verify® to verify employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $43,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Admissions Counselor: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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