Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director engages prospective students and parents in all phases of the recruitment process and provides information and support to advance the university’s recruitment and retention efforts.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establish positive relationships and across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church
Availability and commitment to travel for extended periods (8-12 weeks a year, primarily in the fall and spring)
Experience working with high school students and their parents/guardians
Excellent public speaking and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work with Microsoft 365; experience working with a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) or relational database program preferred
The physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as well as bending, stooping and kneeling for the purposes of setting up and taking down admissions displays
Demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgment, prioritize work and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
A high level of personal integrity and professionalism, including the ability to work with confidential information
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team
Bilingual abilities (preferably in Spanish) preferred, but not required
A valid driver’s license required
Background check require
About Whitworth University
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission to provide "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In recent years, Whitworth has enjoyed record levels of student enrollment and retention, the strongest financial position in the university's history, and increased external visibility.
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. More than $125 million in campus improvements have been made in recent years.
In all of its endeavors, Whitworth seeks to advance its founder's mission of equipping students to "honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity."