Open Date: 02/09/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Graduation from a four year college or university and one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees should come from an appropriately accredited institution and be conferred by the time of hire.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online. 2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if you are selected as the candidate of choice for this position, an automatic e-mail requesting a letter of reference will be sent to the individuals you listed in the reference section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this employment requirement.
Job Duties: The Admissions Counselor is responsible for supporting the recruitment of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at East Carolina University. Responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan in a territory designated by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment. Reports information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated territory. Presents information sessions at East Carolina University and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs, and other special events. Advises and counsels prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at East Carolina University, admission criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university. Engages high school counselors and administrators to steward strong relationships with feeder and emerging schools. Travels in NC and other states 4-6 weeks per year. Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates. Assists in the development, maintenance and execution of the office's communication plan for prospective and admitted students, online resources for internal and eternal constituents and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions handbook. Evaluates applications and participates in recruitment activities. Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the recruiter and banner systems through which information is stored and managed. Represents the office of Undergraduate Admissions at university meetings and committees where appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment and/or the Director of Admissions.