Admission Counselor

Category: Office Services
Location: Valparaiso University
Date Posted: May 13

ADMISSION COUNSELOR Job Number: 10-EM-25 Status: RFT Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Salary: Commensurate with experience Requirements Education: Bachelor's required, Master's preferred Experience/Skills: Bachelor's degree required. Preference will be given to candidates with 1-3 years of admission experience. Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills. Ability to work well under deadlines, and posses a considerable degree of flexibility and initiative. Willingness to work at a University committed to Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Job Summary: The successful candidate will work with admission staff to provide outstanding service to prospective, applied and admitted students. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to lead others and to work productively as a member of a group. Additionally, candidates with a desire for increasing professional development will find themselves well suited in this position. They will also demonstrate a deep understanding of the University's mission as it relates to recruitment and admission of a diverse and talented student body. Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment and admission plan for assigned geographic regions. Present information about Valparaiso University to groups of students, parents, educators and alumni. Interview prospective students. Evaluate and present applications to the admission committee. Meet recruitment goals. Travel to high schools, college fairs and other events as assigned, serving as a representative of Valparaiso University; may require overnight travel. Correspond with students, parents, faculty, educators and alumni. Assist with special projects and related tasks. Some evening and weekend work is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Valparaiso University offers a comprehensive benefits package. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please choose one of the options below: Apply online at www.ExpressPros.com/NWIndiana Call 219-465-1868 Express Employment, for an appointment ask for Ginger Wilbanks Submit an application in person at Express Employment - Valparaiso Direct all questions to Ginger.Wilbanks@expresspros.com
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