Admissions Counselor

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-24
Req: R0005248
Applications are being accepted for the position of Admission Counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admission. The Undergraduate Admission office attracts, recruits, and enrolls a highly qualified, talented, and diverse student body in a manner that supports the university's well-being.

The Admission Counselor travels to high schools, college fairs, and other recruitment events; communicates with prospective students and their families, alumni, faculty, and other members of the University community; assists with the planning and implementation of on-and off-grounds recruiting activities; assists and counsels students throughout the admission process; hosts informational presentations on the University and undergraduate admission process; and evaluates applications for undergraduate admission to the University.

  • Help design and participate in recruitment programming.
  • Serve on the Admissions Committee.
  • Develop public presentations to promote the University, and travel to college fairs and conferences to represent the University.
  • Provide feedback and advice to prospective students and their families, often fielding inquiries passed on by Counselors.
  • Supervise support staff and Admissions Counselors.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Requirements:

Experience: Up to four years of higher education admissions or student services experience. Experience with Slate or Technosolutions software.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $34,000 to $37,000 annually


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

To apply, visit and search on R0005248. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. This position is open until filled. 

Questions related to applying to this job can be directed to Zach Harpine at [email protected] 

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/25/2019
Application Due: 6/26/2019
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