Admissions Counselor

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Job DetailsLevel EntryJob Location St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FLPosition Type Full TimeEducation Level 4 Year DegreeSalary Range $35,000.00 - $39,000.00 Salary/yearTravel Percentage Up to 50% Job Shift AnyJob Category UndisclosedDescription Duties will include: Employee must be a naturally persuasive, creative problem solver who thrives in an upbeat environment with non-standard and varied working hours. A self-motivated, enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual with superior presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills and will have demonstrated ability to follow direction, problem solve, manage multiple priorities and meet goals. Daily responsibilities include communication with a large number of prospective students through heavy phone outreach. Personal e-mails, notes, individual appointments, and group presentations are also expected. This position will involve the planning of prospective student recruitment activities, extensive outreach, travel, and data-driven decision-making on applications for admission.

Applications will be accepted until June 7, 2019.

Essential Functions:

  • Communication with a large number of prospective students through heavy phone outreach. Personal e-mails, notes, individual appointments, and group presentations are also expected.
  • Using data and research – institutional, state, national, and international - oversee the development and implementation of short and long-term strategic recruitment plans for undergraduate students and for specified populations of students, including but not limited to multicultural and international students.
  • Includes evening and weekend work, extensive phone use, travel, and directive counseling for individuals and groups.
  • Must become knowledgeable about all aspects of Flagler College including academic programs, campus events and activities, orientation, athletics, housing, financial aid, billing, college policy, and important dates.
  • Manage a designated recruitment territory, which would include but not be limited to recruitment travel; interviewing prospective students; developing and maintaining productive working relationships with key educational stakeholders and providing admissions counseling for prospective students and their families
  • After receipt of application materials, determines and informs students of acceptance and award of scholarships.
  • Makes financial aid packaging/depth sounding calls.
  • Leads group information sessions and also meets one-on-one with parents and prospective students to provide information and assist in the application process.
  • Researches, plans and executes fall and spring travel for recruitment, by evaluating previous years' productivity; coordinates travel plans with college and guidance counselors; meets with prospective students at educational fairs to inform them about the college, i.e. application process, scholarships, financial aid, majors, campus activities and on-campus housing.
  • Cultivates relationships with alumni, guidance counselors and other constituents in the territory to assist with the recruitment process.
  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree
  • Zero to Two years admissions experience as either:
    • An admissions professional at a not-for-profit college OR
    • A student ambassador with in-program leadership experience
  • Strong proficiency in oral and written communication (bilingual preferred)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Willingness to trouble-shoot and problem solve
  • Experience with coordinating and/or supporting merit scholarship programs
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • A valid driver's license

Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.




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Posted: 5/7/2019
Application Due: 6/11/2019
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