The University of Akron
The University of Akron’s Office of Admissions has two openings for an Admissions Counselor.
- Advise prospective students and others regarding program offerings and admissions requirements. Manage an assigned territory and work with students, family members, school counselors and community members. Assist with other areas including events, social media, telecounseling, alumni and current student groups. Conduct presentations.
- Territory management - planning and coordinating high school visits and attending college fairs, including transfer fairs within an assigned geographic travel territory, interaction with school counselors, students and family members. Communication with prospective students via direct mail, phone and e-mail.
- Plan and coordinate recruitment activities and special student programs/receptions to provide information about the University to parents, students and school counselors. Conduct presentations.
- Assist with initiatives related to, but not limited to telecounseling, social media, alumni outreach, multicultural recruitment, data assessment, advise student groups, etc.
- Serve as liaison with academic and student services areas as assigned.
- Relevant Bachelor's degree
- 2+ years’ experience in a higher education environment, preferably in an Office of Admissions as an admissions counselor/recruiter or assistant director
- Effective communication, public relation and organizational skills
- Knowledge of university program offerings and admissions process
- Knowledge of personal computer and mainframe use in student information systems
- Public speaking skills and the ability to communicate with diverse audiences
For complete details and to apply visit:
Job ID # 10121
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.