Admissions Counselor

Conway, South Carolina
May 16, 2017
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Four-Year Institution

Admissions Counselor

Coastal Carolina University invites applications for an Admissions Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I) position in the Office of Admissions and Merit Awards. This position serves as a member of the undergraduate recruitment staff with responsibilities for recruitment and territory management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruiting in an assigned territory by planning and engaging in travel; counseling students and parents; completing and reviewing applications; communicating the University message through individual contacts and group presentations at on and off-campus events; meeting the enrollment goals of the university as outlined in the strategic plan; and performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) year full-time work experience are required. Prior experience in admission, student recruitment, student services and/or student life in a college or university setting preferred. A valid driver's license is required. A successful candidate should also possess: a sensitivity to the needs of all prospective students; the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and counselors; the ability to analyze admissions documents and process applications, perform detailed work, and handle students confidential matters; excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills; and a demonstrated leadership/supervisory capabilities. Additionally, a successful candidate must be a team player, have the ability to multi-task, and be willing to travel alone extensively (both in-state and out-of-state).

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Deadline to apply: May 29, 2017.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Full-time positions with benefits (CB65). State pay band: 04. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Flexible hours; night and weekend work is required.