Under the direction of the Dean of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will recruit prospective undergraduate students; be responsible for providing information regarding the University to prospective students; travel to various cities, in and outside of Oregon, make presentations to high schools and community colleges; review applications, follow up with students, select qualified applicants, and make recommendations regarding admissions and awarding of scholarships as appropriate.
The Admissions Counselor performance is measured on overall objectives and goals set by the Vice President for Enrollment & Student Development and the Dean of Admissions.
For consideration, please submit the following materials:
Cover letter addressing your skills, experience, knowledge; Resume; Contact information for three references; and a Personal ‘Statement of Faith’ that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate’s personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. Mail above materials to Michael Fuller, Vice President for Enrollment & Student Development, Northwest Christian University, 828 East 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
· Execute recruiting activities for designated geographical territory.
· Travel to various cities and make presentations to high schools and community colleges; participate in college fairs; answer questions regarding the admission process and the University; make travel and lodging arrangements as necessary.
· Read and evaluate applications; assure applicant credentials meet qualifications for admission; select qualified applicants and make recommendations regarding admissions and awarding of scholarships to the Vice President and/or Dean.
· Meet with prospective students and families and follow up with students as needed.
· Make, receive and respond to various telephone calls, e-mails, and other student contact; respond to inquiries regarding scholarships, financial aid, admissions process and related matters.
· Coordinate and conduct tours of the campus when needed.
· Operate a computer, copier, fax and other office equipment as assigned.
· Prepare and maintain records and reports related to assigned activities.
· Participate in the development of marketing materials including letters, e-mails, brochures, social media and fliers.
· Train, supervise, and provide work direction to assigned student staff.
· Assist with the planning, coordination, and implementation of admission and recruitment related events.
· Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience and Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree and some experience in an admissions office or in a university/college setting.
Working Conditions/Special Requirements:
1. NCU employees must have a maturing Christian Faith and be supporting of NCU’s mission to develop competent, ethical leaders for service in the workplace, community, Church and world.
2. The position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
3. The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug free environment.
4. The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times.
5. The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy, project a positive and vibrant attitude in assisting people, and have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff and business of the department and the University.
6. The employee must be able drive a vehicle and possess (or have the ability to attain) an Oregon Drivers License.
7. The position may require lifting up to 25 lbs, as well as bending, stooping, kneeling for the purposes of event set up and organization.
8. Position will require daily and occasional overnight travel throughout the region in conjunction with varied working hours including evenings and weekends.
About Northwest Christian University
Northwest Christian University is a Christian, private, liberal-arts, comprehensive university closely affiliated with churches of the Stone-Campbell/Restoration Movement. From this unique heritage Northwest Christian University embraces the ideal that we are “Christians only” – but not the “only Christians” – and offers its resources to students and congregations of many church traditions. These students are affiliated with denominational and non-denominational groups, such as Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Foursquare, Lutheran, Nazarene, Episcopal, Assembly of God, Catholic, and Community Churches. The University was founded in 1895 and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.