Transylvania University (www.transy.edu), a top-tier, independent, residential liberal arts college of 1,000 students in Lexington, Kentucky, invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor. This individual will coordinate all recruitment activities for an assigned geographic area where they will serve as Transylvania's primary contact for prospective students and their families, secondary school counselors, independent educational consultants, current students and alumni. Counselors are charged with providing high-quality service in all interactions with counselors, applicants, and families of prospective students. As a territory manager, the individual will visit high schools, attend college day/night programs, contact and interview students on and off-campus, evaluate applications, assist in determining admissions status, work closely with the financial aid office, and assist with planning and coordinating on and off-campus recruitment events.
The position requires a bachelor's degree and some related experience. The possession of a valid KY driver’s license is also required. Outstanding interpersonal communication and public speaking skills, strong organizational and analytical abilities, attention to detail, flexibility, and computer competency are essential to successful performance in the position. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience at a liberal arts college, and/or prior experience in admissions. Extensive travel is required, especially during the fall term; as is frequent evening and weekend work. Please apply by February 15; however, resumes will be accepted until interviews begin. Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume by following the staff job openings link at www.transy.edu/jobs. Please write your cover letter to the attention of Jeff Mudrak, Director of Human Resources. Transylvania University is an equal opportunity employer.
About Transylvania University
Transylvania University is a highly ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. We’re a challenging, relationship-rich university with an engaging faculty that encourages community-driven students to achieve personal fulfillment and professional success.