Admission/Senior Admission Counselor - OACAC

Admission/Senior Admission Counselor

Website Miami University

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as admission/senior admission counselor. In partnership with admission team members, the admission/senior admission counselor will play an integral role in the realization of organizational priorities and institutional goals and assume the management of a first-year recruitment territory to include 6-8 weeks of travel, application review, and relationship management.

In addition to assigned territory management and collaboration on admission events and programs, this position will assist with recruitment of underrepresented and international students. The admission/senior admission counselor will provide assistance with and coordination of on- and off- campus visits and events, including high school counselor and pre-college programs (Bridges, Summer Scholars), and advise and mentor the Miami University Student Ambassadors (MUSA).

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities and policies and communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, and other key influencers.  Communicate to constituents within territory, provide presentations, and routine fulfill counselor on duty responsibilities. Build and maintain relationships with high schools and community-based organizations within assigned territory. (35%)

Manage assigned recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of travel; through the use of market research and other admission data, prepare statistical reports and analyses. (25%)

Participate in electronic file review for undergraduate domestic and international admission (first-year and transfer) and pre-college programs, including College Credit Plus and the Summer Scholars Program. (20%)

Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events, and counselor programs. (10%)

Advise and mentor the Miami University Student Ambassadors (MUSA). (5%)

Other duties as assigned. (5%)

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (at the time of application)
Excellent communication skills, including public speaking skills and writing abilities
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials
Valid driver’s license
Ability to perform overnight travel

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