Admission Counselor - OACAC

Admission Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Berea, OH
  • Salary: A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 12 days paid sick leave, 20 days paid vacation, 14-15 paid holidays, employer-paid long and short-term disability plans, 403(b) retirement plan, university-paid life insurance and tuition remission benefits for employee, spouse and children. To learn more about the University’s benefits package, go to: https://www.bw.edu/employment

Website bwadmission Baldwin Wallace University

ADMISSION COUNSELOR

Division/Department:           Enrollment Services – Admission

Job Classification:                 Administrative Staff (N)

Status:                                    Full-time, exempt, replacement

Work Schedule:                     8:30 – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Job Summary:  Reports to the Director of Undergraduate Admission and participates in the full range of university admission responsibilities: traveling to secondary schools, college fairs and other recruiting events, interviewing prospective students, reviewing applications and assuming other projects as assigned. Will assist in enrolling academically qualified students in accordance with the mission of the University; maintains frequent contact with prospective students, parents, and other counselors; demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to the needs of all students; and has a working knowledge and commitment to utilizing social media while performing duties in accordance with the values of a private liberal arts institution.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities: The following duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

§  Territory management and travel to secondary schools, college fairs and related recruitment events

§  Responsible for evaluation and management of applicants

§  Conducts appropriate research on territory to establish goals and objectives

§  Interviews prospective students and their families

§  Manages projects as assigned

§  Adheres to all college and departmental policies

Qualifications:

§  Bachelor’s degree required

§  Excellent public speaking, communication, customer service, analytical and organizational skills

§  A commitment to the value and mission of a liberal arts education, as well as to diversity and inclusiveness

§  Ability to travel for recruiting purposes and work evenings and weekends as needed

§  Social media skills with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are preferred

§  Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license, pass the University’s Decision Driving Program, and maintain insurability under the University’s vehicle insurance plan

§  Strong time management skills

§  Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

§  Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)

§  Familiarity with student information systems is desirable

§  Must successfully pass a background check

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Other than admission travel responsibilities, work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Limited physical effort required. No or limited exposure to physical risk.

Compensation:

A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 12 days paid sick leave, 20 days paid vacation, 14-15 paid holidays, employer-paid long and short-term disability plans, 403(b) retirement plan, university-paid life insurance and tuition remission benefits for employee, spouse and children. To learn more about the University’s benefits package, go to:  https://www.bw.edu/employment

Application Procedures:

Position is open until filled with priority consideration given for applications received by May 3, 2021. Please submit resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on BW’s Employment and Careers’ web page – https://www.bw.edu/employment

Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs – https://www.bw.edu/quickfacts/diversity

To apply for this job please visit www.bw.edu.

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