Admission Counselor (Recurring 10 Month Position)

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  • ADMS - Admissions
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Admission Counselor (Recurring 10 Month Position)

    Office of Admission

    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Admission Counselor. The Admission Counselor will communicate the university's academic and scholarship programs to prospective students, parents, and high school representatives for the purpose of counseling and recruiting qualified undergraduate students.

    Essential Responsibilities Include:

    • Strategically manage the recruitment efforts in an assigned geographic territory.
    • Provide a marketing plan for the territory, and produce frequent progress reports.
    • Identify qualified students through high school visits, personal interviews, and direct mail follow-up.
    • Review applicant files for admission and scholarships and recommends decisions to the dean.
    • Monitor students' progress from the inquiry stage through initial enrollment.
    • Participate in event planning and related recruitment projects.
    • Perform other duties as required

    For consideration, a Bachelor's degree required; a Master's degree helpful. Experience working in the field of selective college admission or at least two years of professional experience in recruiting or higher education preferred. Candidates must demonstrate strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Experience in making group presentations. Must work effectively with a diverse student population. Personal computer experience required. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record required. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

    Special Conditions

    Position occasionally requires prolonged periods of travel and may call for weekends away from Austin. Occasional evening and weekend duties required.

    This is a recurring 10 month, benefits-eligible position, beginning in mid-July and running through mid-May of each year.

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)

    Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

    Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Pet Insurance

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; For full consideration, please submit all application materials:

    1. A current resume or CV;
    2. A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
    3. A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
    4. The contact information for three professional references


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #: J20212

    Posted: 06/07/2021

    Available: 07/15/21

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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/8/2021
    Application Due: 9/6/2021
    Work Type: Full Time