The mission of the Houghton College Admission Office is to inspire prospective students and parents to choose Houghton through personalized, authentic, and compelling outreach within a Christ-centered culture of continual learning, creativity, and collaboration. The Admission Counselor plays a vital role in fulfilling this mission. As such, the Admission Counselor oversees the recruitment of new students from a geographic region or population. The Senior Admission Counselor also oversees select special projects and strategic initiatives. Both positions provide professional development and advancement opportunities.
Start dates anticipated in June through mid-August.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite & general workplace technological competency
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
Valid driver’s license
Ability to lift 20 pounds; sedentary work; sitting for extended periods
Occasional evening and weekend work required including multi-day travel and admission events
Training/experience in admissions, counseling/advising or relevant higher education experience
Experience with Technolutions Slate
About Houghton College
Founded in 1883, Houghton College is a Christian liberal arts college in the Wesleyan tradition. Few colleges have so successfully combined the inspiration and strength of the Christian spirit with a contemporary, academically excellent, liberal arts education. The overall student body of 1,100 represents 40 states and Canadian provinces and 25 foreign countries.
Houghton is a member of the American Association of Colleges & Universities, the Annapolis Group and the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. US News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges" Guide has ranked Houghton among the Tier 1 National Liberal Arts institutions. Houghton is also ranked in the top 3 percent of colleges nationwide according to the fourth-annual ranking of America's Best Colleges, compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Additional information on Houghton College can be found at: www.houghton.edu.
The college has an operating budget of $35 million.