Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as admission/senior admission counselor. In partnership with admission team members, the admission/senior admission counselor will play an integral role in the realization of organizational priorities and institutional goals and assume the management of a first-year recruitment territory to include 6-8 weeks of travel, application review, and relationship
In addition to assigned territory management and collaboration on admission events and programs, this position will assist with recruitment of underrepresented and international students. The admission/senior admission counselor will provide assistance with and coordination of on- and off- campus visits and events, including high school counselor and pre-college programs (Bridges, Summer Scholars), and advise and mentor the Miami University Student Ambassadors (MUSA).
Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities and policies and communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, and other key influencers.
Communicate to constituents within territory, provide presentations, and routine fulfill counselor on duty responsibilities. Build and maintain relationships with high schools and community-based organizations within assigned territory. (35%)
Manage assigned recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks ofdata, prepare statistical reports and analyses. (25%)
travel; through the use of market research and other admission
Participate in electronic file review for undergraduate domestic and international admission (first-year and transfer) and pre-college programs, including College Credit Plus and the Summer Scholars Program. (20%)
Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events, and counselor programs. (10%)
Advise and mentor the Miami University Student Ambassadors (MUSA). (5%)
Other duties as assigned. (5%)
The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy,race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.
Job Details: Admission/Senior Admission Counselor
Bachelor’s Degree (at the time of application)
Excellent communication skills, including public speaking skills and writing abilities
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs w...ith faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”