Admission Counselor

Roanoke, Virginia
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Admission Counselor.

The admission counselor represents the institution to prospective students and parents, college counselors, and alumnae, and recruits secondary school students to Hollins, assisting them throughout the selection, application, admission, financial aid, and enrollment processes.  This position facilitates recruitment activities within a specified region, and assists the Office of Admission in conducting outreach to prospective students through aggressive tele-counseling campaigns.  The admission counselor reports to the Director of Admission.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, Microsoft Office proficiency, well-developed communication and organizational skills, ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education for women, commitment to enrolling a diverse student body, and ability to work independently and on a team.  Other qualifications include abilities to work effectively with students, as well as campus and alumnae constituencies, and to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with other campus departments.  Applicants must have ability and willingness to travel by ground and air in recruitment region and to work evening and weekend hours as needed.  Must also have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations.  Experience in higher education, particularly in admission, is preferred.  Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and contact information for three references to  Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives.  Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins guarantees the following to every undergraduate student: research opportunities, access to study abroad, internship(s) and access to its extensive alumnae network, and leadership training. 

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.  Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.