Admission Counselor / Assistant Director of Admission
Basic Functions: Market Denison's academic programs to students and their parents through personal visits, presentations, and telephone and email communication. Recruit, evaluate, and enroll students according to the goals set forth by the Office of Admission. Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities and programs.
Essential Job Functions: Recruit students for Denison's academic programs by effectively managing a geographic territory. Schedule and perform recruitment presentations and conduct interviews at high schools, college night programs, and other appropriate venues. Conduct on-campus information sessions and interviews. Meet individual application and enrollment goals as defined by the Office of Admission. Develop and maintain a travel schedule that aligns with the strategic priorities set forth by the Office of Admission. Evaluate applications for admission and make decision recommendations. Provide admission and financial aid-related counseling to prospective students, their family members, alumni, and members of the college counseling community. Develop and maintain productive relationships with counselors to help support student recruitment and retention. Work with alumni, families, and friends of Denison to help increase institutional visibility. Represent the University in a professional manner. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Ability to use the latest technology in recruitment and enrollment planning. Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a high stress, deadline-driven environment. A professional with strong presentation, listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Must be able to communicate and interact with prospective students of diverse backgrounds. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with CRM system. Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of a residential, liberal arts college. Experience working in a college admission office as a student employee or professional staff member.