REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & INTERNATIONAL ADMISSION
STATUS: FULL-TIME, EXEMPT, SALARIED
The admissions counselor will be responsible for aspects of the recruiting and enrollment process for incoming students, including identifying and maintaining communication with prospective students and enrolling students from a geographic recruiting territory.
The admissions counselor will also assist in the effective management of the Admission Office and must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff.
The successful admissions counselor is resourceful with an entrepreneurial spirit and exhibits superior customer service skills and professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with students including interviews, phone calls, emails and information sessions.
Reports to the director of recruitment & international admission to develop and implement effective recruitment and marketing programs and material to meet enrollment goals.
Visits high schools and college fairs for recruiting purposes and advises prospective students and their parents on the application process and policies.
Follows-up on contacts provided by the College, tracks applicants through the enrollment process and serves as the contact and resource person for all admitted students from their territory.
Conducts admission interviews, post-secondary information sessions and presentations for applicants on and off campus.
Prepares weekly and monthly activity reports, reviewing data for planning purposes.
Updates and maintains inquiry database, as applicable.
Participates in and helps coordinate all College recruitment events.
Review and analyze student applications.
Assists students and families with general financial aid information.
Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes some evenings and weekends.
Travel required. Must have a valid U.S. driver license.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the director of recruitment and international admission.
Bachelor’s degree required; marketing, public relations, communications, education, counseling or related field desirable.
Strong public relations, customer service and public speaking skills, ability to work effectively with a diverse customer base.
Excellent writing, organizational and time management skills.
Ability to approach recruiting assignments with creative and innovative ideas.
Strong computer and data processing skills, social media and marketing via the Internet.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: email@example.com (preferred method for applications) or Admissions Counselor Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more at https://www.lec.edu. EOE
Lake Erie College, founded in 1856, provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs grounded in the liberal arts. We empower students to deal with the diversity, complexity and change necessary to excel in the 21st century. We offer 35 undergraduate majors, and master’s programs in business administration, education and physician assistant studies. Our students compete in 17 NCAA Division... II varsity sports and on three intercollegiate equestrian teams.
The College is located in Painesville, seat of Lake County in the heart of the Western Reserve. The small-town setting and historic homes surrounding the campus provide a traditional academic environment, while the close proximity to Cleveland offers the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area. The campus consists of buildings in both traditional and contemporary styles. Five miles south of the campus is Morley farm, home to the George Magoffin Humphrey Equestrian Center and Victor House, residence of the College President and site of a variety of College and community activities.