Undergraduate Admission Counselor
Chatham University has an immediate opening for an Undergraduate
Admission Counselor in the University's Enrollment Management
department. The Undergraduate Admission Counselor reports to the
Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment.
This position serves as a member of the Office of Enrollment
Management Team and is primarily responsible for the recruitment
and enrollment of undergraduate students in order to achieve
This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare
students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by
preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their
communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture,
identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this
mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and
inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members
of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu
Admission Counselor Responsibilities:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Minimum of two years of admissions, or admission
- Prior enrollment or student ambassador experience with
undergraduate populations is preferred.
- Experience with selective academic and athletic recruitment
practices is preferred.
- Required skills include proficiency in Microsoft Word and
Excel, ability to quickly learn and utilize proprietary educational
software, basic math ability, and excellent time management and
- Experience working with a diverse student population
- Manages outreach, recruitment, travel, and student engagement
within an assigned territory in order to meet goals.
- Makes regular reports concerning the status of recruitment and
the current enrollment of undergraduate students.
- Plans own travel and conducts visits to high schools, college
fairs, community colleges, and community-based organizations or
businesses in order to recruit prospective students.
- Conducts Admission and Financial Aid presentations at on-site
visits and manages financial aid counseling with admitted students
and their parents/guardians.
- This position requires daytime and overnight travel during the
year. Evening and weekend hours are required during peak seasons in
order to meet enrollment goals and participate in recruitment and
student engagement events.
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200
students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our
areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts &
sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has
consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best
College" by U.S. News & World Report,
the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of
'29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the
United States by Sierra Magazine
and the Princeton
Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School
of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science
and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional
Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities
and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct
locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham
Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of
the world's most sustainable campuses.
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To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter
addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume,
and contact information for three professional references.
Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent
benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified
personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women,
veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other
underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, or national origin