To assist prospective students in the admission process from recruitment to enrollment. Analyzes transcripts, self initiates reports, processes necessary academic documents for admissions. This position is required to ensure the admissions process is followed for all students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(1) Admissions Counselor will report to the Associate Director of Admissions. (2) Manage and evaluate prospect, conversion and yield activities within a designated recruitment territory, and across territories as needed. (3) Initiate and maintain contact with applicants through individual and group interactions. (4) Recruit and give presentations at day and evening events as a representative of the university. (5) Review academic qualifications and make admissions decisions. (6) Communicate and explain all financial aid information to prospective students from the inquiry stage through final award clarification. (7) Manage and coordinate programs for assigned liaison(s) roles between Admissions Office and other UDM departments. (8) Evaluate data from self-initiated and standard enrollment reports to determine actions which will maximize recruitment territory management. (9) Assist with day-to-day functions of the Admissions Office and other duties as necessary to support the recruitment efforts. (10) All other duties as requested.
Some experience in recruitment, sales or counseling preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to handle multiple tasks • Effective presentation skills • Available to work some evenings and weekends • Professional level knowledge working with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn admissions CRM program • Privately owned vehicle required for recruitment
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
Licenses/Certifications: Valid drivers license in good standing
Open Date: 01/31/2019
Salary/Pay Information: Commensurate with experience
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
Internal Number: AH9963-PG001-2002-1081
About University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.