Admission or Senior Admission Counselor
Job Description Summary:
Job ID:5872 Unclassified - FT (Salary)
Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as admission/senior admission counselor for high ability recruitment. In partnership with admission team members, the admission/senior admission counselor will play an integral role in the realization of organizational priorities and institutional goals and assume the management of a first-year recruitment territory to include 6-8 weeks of travel, application review, and relationship management.
Assist with the recruitment of academically-talented and diverse students into high ability programs at the University including, but not limited to, the University Honors Program, the University Academic Scholars Program and other competitive scholarship programs. Provide assistance with and coordination of on- and off- campus visits and events, including high school counselor and pre-college programs (Bridges, Summer Scholars), and assist with high ability recruitment and yield programs. The position reports to the Assistant Director for High Ability Recruitment. Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities, and policies and communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, and other key influencers.
Communicate to constituents within territory, provide presentations, and routinely fulfill counselor-on-duty responsibilities. Build and maintain relationships with high schools and community-based organizations within assigned territory.
Manage assigned recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of recruitment travel, through the use of market research and other admission data? prepare statistical reports and analyses
Participate in assigned electronic file review for undergraduate domestic and international admission (first-year/transfer) and pre-college programs, adhering to all review deadlines.
Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events, high school counselor programs, and high ability programming.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree (at the time of application)
Excellent communication skills, including public speaking skills and writing abilities
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials
Valid driver’s license
Ability to perform overnight travel
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