Westminster College is conducting a search for an immediate opening in the admissions office for an Admissions Counselor. This is a full time, entry-level administrative position. Starting date: as soon as possible.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required and previous college admissions, marketing or financial aid experience is preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and communication skills. The counselor must develop and maintain expertise in the following areas: knowledge of the College, develop and maintain an assigned geographic territory, admissions and financial aid procedures and the college decision process.
Key job responsibilities: Position includes seasonal travel, including some overnight, in an assigned market territory. Additional responsibilities include use of the telephone, computer software programs, meeting and speaking with prospective students, reviewing application files, speaking in front of groups, working on some Saturdays and weeknights, and pursuing various assignments from the Director of Admissions or the Vice President for Enrollment.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for three work-related references by no later than October 27, 2017 to:
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top- tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also ranked as the number one school providing the “Best Value” in Pennsylvania” by Smartasset, selected as one of the “Top 25 Best Private College Values in the Nort...heast,” was honored as one of “The Best 379 Colleges” by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President’s Honor Roll for excellence in service learning. Nearly 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus.