Admission Counselor - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for advising prospective students, parents, and high school counselors regarding admission and financial aid procedures for the purpose of recruitment and enrollment.

Specific Duties

Recruit student to the campus for the traditional undergraduate degree programs. This includes visiting high schools, community colleges and attending college fairs and other venues where prospective students and families are located. Establish relationships with counselors, parents and students by providing accurate admission and campus information and to increase the applicant pool to the university. To include territory management. Attend events, mainly off campus, during the day, in the evening and on weekends.

Evaluate admission applications to the university and make appropriate representation to the admission committee for admission. This includes calculating GPAs, reviewing essays and recommendations and following up on applicants and providing accurate information to the student as well as positive interactions such as texting, emailing and telephoning all parties associated with the applicant. To do everything possible within generally accepted admission standards and practices to encourage the student to enroll. To understand and explain the campuses financial aid process to a variety of stakeholders in the admission process.

To perform data searches about individual applicants and to generate reports in both Recruiter database so that data driven decisions can be made about recruitment territories.

To have a high level of proficiency in MicroSoft products including Power Point, Word, and HTML platforms.

To represent the university to large audiences and to make informative and creative presentations to encourage enrollment. To counsel individuals and families in a one-on-one setting about the university.

Coordinate admission events which includes groups of visitors to the campus. This entails making all necessary arrangements for a successful visit.

Other duties as assigned as assigned by Dean.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, valid California Driver’s License, good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Admission experience preferred.

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.


La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidate must submit application, resume and cover letter.

Keyword Phrases

  • Admission Counselor
  • Employer of Choice
  • Diversity & Inclusivity
  • Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter