The Senior Admissions Counselor manages a domestic or international territory that requires virtual programming or travel of 4-6 weeks per year (when appropriate) to recruit prospective students and is the primary evaluator of applications for admission and serves as members of the admissions committee.
Delivers information sessions and participates in virtual and on-campus events for prospective students
Responds to inquiries via phone and e-mail providing a positive experience for all who interact with department.
Reviews applications of first year and transfer applications
Each Senior Admissions Counselor will have additional responsibilities in the office. Possibilities include working with current students and alumni volunteers, with low-income, under-represented, and first-generation applicants, with print and web publications and social media, and more.
Weekend and evening availability is expected for some aspects of the position.
Recruits and/or evaluates applicants for admission by interviewing, reading applications and summarizing evaluations. Completes these tasks independently or with some guidance and instruction from others.
Maintains relationships with all individuals involved in the recruitment process, including routinely counseling students and parents regarding the admission process.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in relevant field and/or additional experience (detailed below).
University of Chicago alumni or selective liberal arts college alumni.
Three year of relevant experience and/or Masterâ™s degree as noted above.
Valid United States driverâ™s license
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of applicant CRM
Excellent verbal and written communication
Customer service skills
Ability to maintain confidentialityÂ
Ability and willingness to travel required Â
Work will take place in an office setting or remotely (during work-related travel, on and off-campus events, and application review season)
Cover Letter (required)
Reference Contact Information (required)
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