Position Opportunity: Admission Counselor

Position Report to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

Position Summary

The undergraduate admission counselor is responsible for identifying, recruiting and enrolling first-year students from a regional territory. This position requires frequent travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events to build relationships with students, parents, and school counselors. The undergraduate admissions counselor will also review applications and make appropriate admission recommendations. Additionally, this position requires the staff member to assist and counsel students through the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute recruitment travel to high schools, college airs and other recruitment events
  • Engage with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in order to communicate the message and value of the college
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events, and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions to visitors
  • Complete high volumes of outreach via telephone, email, text message, and handwritten notes.
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and recommend appropriate decisions
  • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff training and team building activities
  • Other duties and projects assigned by the Director of Admissions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts intuition
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and goal orientated
  • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and group presentation skills
  • Critical thinker with advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic
  • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • A team player wo can also work independently when necessary
  • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include frequent travel with weekend and evening hours
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St, Clinton, SC 29324 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

The College also recognizes, as set forth in its Diversity Aspirational Statement, that “a diversity of human experiences and viewpoints in our learning community strengthens the educational experience of all members of the PC community.” Accordingly, the College seeks to “recruit, hire, and retain an increased number of faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds from the United States and abroad.”

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.