Admissions Counselor Contract/Regional Representatives (remote)

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

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Working Title Admissions Counselor Contract/Regional Representatives (remote) Department Admissions Compensation Title Position Number 30025277 and 30025278 Position Status Contract 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
NKU is hiring two 12 month Admissions Counselor positions: one position based in the Louisville, KY area and one based in the northern Cincinnati/Dayton, OH area. They 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 (30-40) high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel, develop partnerships with community agencies and groups.

Primary Responsibilities
1) Manage a defined recruitment territory (30-40 high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel) 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, assist with customer service for prospective students and respond to the Office of Admissions email accounts.
4) Conduct individual and group information sessions and provide occasional tours of campus.
5) Position will assist with all recruitment and yield initiatives for diverse and underrepresented students/families.
6) Develop key contacts in the community that support prospective students.
7) Assist with assigned recruitment and yield efforts on NKU’s campus in Highland Heights, KY.
8) Plan regional recruitment and yield events. Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and one year related work experience.

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 and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Candidate must have access to a quite professional work setting, expected to work out of their home, in high schools, community colleges and our partners.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary $35,568/ Annually Pay Grade S67
Requisition Number 2021S1456 Job Open Date 09/20/2021 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. * Would you like to apply for the position that is based in Louisville or Dayton?
    • Louisville, KY
    • Dayton, OH
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
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