Job Summary The Admission Counselor builds positive relationships that enroll undergraduate students who ultimately earn their degree from Roosevelt University. The Admission Counselor, under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admission, implements strategic recruitment goals for an assigned recruitment territory of prospective students and promotes the university to multiple constituencies.
Responsibilities include making presentations at on-campus and off-campus functions, building relationships with counselors and schools, and representing the university at college and community-based fairs. Responsibilities also include educating incoming students, parents, and counselors about Roosevelt University and the university's admission process. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of the admission process including recruitment, counseling, advising, and evaluation of prospective students and applicants, as well as assisting students with applying for financial aid and working closely with staff in the Office of Financial Aid.
The Admission Counselor makes admission decisions based on review of applications, records, transcripts, test scores and other official documents. The Admission Counselor will coordinate on-campus recruitment programs, and work collaboratively with administrators and faculty. The position requires excellent communication via the phone, email, and in-person appointments, and focus on service excellence in every interaction within and outside the university.
Minimum Qualifications A Bachelors degree is required.
1- 2 years of higher education administrative experience preferably in admission, financial aid, enrollment management and/or student affairs.
Experience working with diverse student populations and relationship building with community colleges and community-based agencies.
Knowledge and experience with the Banner student information system is desired. S/he will be an effective communicator, attentive to details, and must be able to effectively work with, communicate to, and assist students and families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
The successful candidate will have a valid driver's license. Position requires travel to an assigned recruitment territory and the ability to carry up to 25 pounds of recruitment material.