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Undergraduate Admissions Counselor - FT

Mount Mary University
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary:

The position of Undergraduate Admission Counselor is an integral part of Mount Mary University's enrollment team, which requires an enthusiastic, creative, high-energy individual who is determined to see that the University's enrollment goals are met. The individual must be committed to personal attention and follow-up with prospective students and must be adept at matching prospective students' needs with Mount Mary University offerings. The Admission Counselor identifies and counsels new students regarding the MMU curriculum, major and degree requirements, preliminary course selection, financial aid, extracurricular opportunities, student services, and other pertinent aspects of being a Mount Mary student. |

Primary Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with overall university enrollment goals, develop a recruitment plan to achieve territory goals; assume primary responsibility for a meeting or exceeding goals.
  • Recruit and enroll students from the inquiry stage through to matriculation. Maintain student files.
  • Conduct on-campus appointments with prospective students and families.
  • Represent Mount Mary University at select off-site events such as college fairs and community events. Attend on-campus recruitment events as assigned. Evening hours, weekend hours, and traveling, including overnight is required.
  • Review application credentials for students from the identified territory and make an admission decision, including Admission Committee recommendation. Review application credentials for non-degree seeking students and make an admission decision, including course recommendations.
  • Educate accepted students on the financial aid process, the university's financial aid philosophy and offerings, and the specifics of their individual aid award.
  • Recruit, enroll and advise high school students for the Early College Credit Program at Mount Mary University.
  • Work with College Possible Milwaukee as the Mount Mary Liaison, and help maintain the agreements of our Bridge Partnership. Regularly communicate with the organization to collect and share student data.
  • Assist admission marketing with email, letter and publication content, and design.
  • Provide input with communication plans.
  • Current Territory: First-Year students in Northeast Milwaukee County, Northeast Wisconsin, and the Eastern United States.
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned.
Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Bilingual skills (written and spoken) in Spanish are preferred, but not required.
  • Previous experience in admission, recruitment, or marketing preferred.
  • Familiarity with Jenzabar preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel and work some nights and weekends.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills are necessary.
  • Ability to work independently and/or with minimal supervision.
  • Strong Computer and Microsoft Office experience: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform primary functions.
Physical Demands:

  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Must reach, bend, stoop, lift
  • Must sit, walk or stand
  • Some repetitive motion may be required
  • Extended hours in front of a computer screen may be required
  • Must listen carefully to others on the telephone

Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision, and values.

For more information about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Mount Mary please visit

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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