Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor

Edgewood College
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 13, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor is responsible for meeting graduate and adult student enrollment goals. This position executes graduate and adult recruitment plans under the direction of the Executive Director of Graduate Admissions. This position proactively works to achieve enrollment goals funnels for each program as well as a list of initiatives required to meet each goal. These enrollment goals are consistent with Edgewood College’s vision and mission, as well as with the College’s budgetary goals. The Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students throughout the admissions process until the student has matriculated to their academic program of choice and provides an exceptional student experience at each stage of the recruitment process. 


  • New Student Recruitment
    • Execute Edgewood College’s recruitment strategy with each prospective student inquiry received.
    • Provide each prospective student with an exceptional admissions experience in line with the brand and values of Edgewood College.
    • Identify and work in partnership with Enrollment Management Leadership to eliminate and/or reduce potential student barriers.
  • Develop high-quality information sessions, organize recruitment events, and other activities to connect with, engage, and inform future students.
  • Maintain student records as directed by Edgewood College policy and ensure data integrity in all student information systems at all times.
  • Track, manage, and report on key performance indicator metrics as they relate to ultimate enrollment goal in collaboration with the Executive Director of Graduate Admissions on a weekly basis.


  • Collaboration and Outreach
  • Develop effective partnerships internally with the staff and faculty.
  • Attend regular school and program functions including, but not limited to, faculty meetings and retreats and other meetings deemed necessary.
  • Network and travel regionally to build and/or expand on existing beneficial relationships with students, parents, alumni, educators, corporations, and other targeted individuals and audiences. Support existing strategic partnerships and assist in the establishment of new partnerships. 
  • Identify target markets and community partnerships using prospective student and enrolled student data to cultivate and build successful new graduate enrollment pipelines.
  • Collaborate with Enrollment Management Leadership and marketing on feedback loop to marketing based on observations with prospective students.
  • Administration (continuous)- Maintain complete records of activities. Collaborate with staff to help attain common goals through participation in meetings, project teams, training, and planning activities.
  • Other Duties as Assigned


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous sales, recruitment, or other related experience preferred


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with an ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines that change rapidly
  • Ability to consistently meet or exceed baseline goals
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Understanding of and ability to maintain private information confidentially as directed by federal law
  • Commitment to the mission and core values of Edgewood College


Specialized Technology Skills:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems


Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community. 


To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:


Edgewood College

Human Resources – AGAC

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711


Equal Opportunity Employer 

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