Admission Counselor/Assistant Director

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Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Admission Department at Wittenberg University is recruiting for a full-time Admission Counselor/Assistant Director.

The position will primarily matriculate the incoming freshman class for assigned regions which includes traveling to high schools and college fairs; corresponding with students, families, and guidance counselors; interviewing students on and off campus; and reviewing applications.  The Admission Counselor/Assistant Director will also serve as admission liaison to the athletic department.

Other essential functions include, but are not limited to:  

  1. Research demographics and plan for recruitment cycle in the regions assigned.
  2. Coordinate the travel schedule for the region by responding to college fair invitations, studying past history, and keeping a master calendar.
  3. Review applications for admission from students in the region.
  4. Interview candidates for admission and scholarship.
  5. Other duties as assigned.


A bachelor's degree, 1- 3 years of relevant work experience, and a valid driver's license are required.  We are looking for candidates with demonstrated excellence in writing, oral communication and oral presentations; knowledge of and an enthusiasm for a liberal arts and sciences education; proven ability to organize and follow through on projects; information technology competency; willingness to travel; and evidence of the ability to establish rapport easily with a wide variety of people.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please create an account and make application through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

? A cover letter
? Resume
? Names, address and phone numbers of three professional references

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.




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Posted: 6/16/2017
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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