Admissions Counselor for Adult and Graduate Programs - OACAC

Admissions Counselor for Adult and Graduate Programs

Website Defiance College

An immediate opening exists for an individual to represent Defiance College to a variety of internal and external populations with the intent of recruiting adult learners and graduate students, giving primary attention to graduate and adult completion program enrollment. The individual will manage applications and serve as the main point of contact for prospective students in these programs. Responsibilities will include completing transfer evaluations, building relationships with businesses and schools, designing and implementing effective recruitment programs, interviewing and counseling prospective students and parents regarding educational and financial opportunities, and assisting with other Admissions-related events.

Defiance College, a liberal arts institution located in Northwest Ohio, provides fulfilling and remarkable learning encounters connecting the classroom to the real world. As a United Church of Christ-related college, we emphasize learning based on the four pillars of our educational philosophy: to know, to understand, to lead, and to serve. Building on a strong foundation of more than 150 years of educating citizens for lives of leadership and service, Defiance College enables its students to take the knowledge they have gained and use it to change lives for the better in their communities, in distant villages, and in their careers.

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to work some evenings and weekends. Previous experience in admissions, marketing, customer service, sales, or higher education is desirable. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and the contact information of four professional references via email to:


Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.

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