Admission Counselor I - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, is responsible to identify, recruit, admit, and enroll academically qualified traditional or non-traditional students in accordance with the philosophy of the University; keeps frequent contact with students, and parents and counselors if applicable; demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to the needs of all students; performs duties in accordance with the values of a Jesuit, liberal arts education.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of admission terminology and tests
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Effective presentation skills
Planning and organizational skills
Basic research skills
Ability to operate personal computer with various software programs
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Ability to maintain schedules
Ability to demonstrate self-direction and motivation
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
Willingness to travel/drive and work on weekends and nights
Ability to handle stress due to travel

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; supplemented with one (1) year of related experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Establishes and maintains an informational, active communication system with either traditional high school or college students, parents and counselors, or non-traditional degree-seeking adults; counsels student applicants concerning admission, financial aid, career planning, and housing options if applicable.

Identifies, recruits, and enrolls prospective students in a designated market; manages a recruitment territory; develops recruitment strategies; plans and arranges all phases of regional and local travel; conducts office-based contact by mail and phone with students, and parents if applicable; may make reservations.

Reads, interprets, and evaluates students’ academic credentials and makes admission/denial decisions; assists with scholarship appropriation.

Participates as an active member of the recruitment team; assists with special programs and research projects; participates in the development and implementation of enrollment strategies; composes routine letters; compiles data for reports; maintains calendar; processes applications; schedules appointments; maintains confidential files; prepares position papers/reports; inputs/retrieves data on information system software; assists with making hiring recommendations; plans work and establishes priorities.

Supervises student staff; performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Admission
  • Admission Counselor I
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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