At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Admission Counselor. This position is instrumental in representing Clarke University in various contexts as part of the enrollment process.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
Manage and work in collaboration of others to ensure Clarke University meets the needs of incoming first-year students.
Act as a point of contact for student/parent questions and concerns relating to admission, scholarships, and the financial aid process.
Use Clarke’s CRM and SIS to manage contacts and data appropriately and utilize data when making decisions related to travel, etc.
Conduct individual campus visit appointments with students and families.
Attend college fairs, virtual fairs, and community college visits as the Clarke University representative.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and a person who is committed to creating an inclusive community. Demonstrated experience in higher education or college admissions preferred. Extremely strong written and oral communication skills are required along with the ability to speak in front of groups of people comfortably. Travel is required for this position.
To apply, please submit a letter of application and resume online at https://clarke.applicantpool.com/jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
About Clarke University
Clarke University: Clarke University is a Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts university in Dubuque, Iowa. Founded in 1843 by Mary Frances Clarke and the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM), Clarke educates students at the postsecondary level in the liberal arts and sciences. The faculty, students, staff and administration are a caring, learning community committed to excellence in education. The University provides a supportive environment that encourages personal and intellectual growth, promotes global awareness and social responsibility and deepens spiritual values. Clarke is proud of its tradition based on the BVM core values of freedom, education, charity and justice. Students, faculty and staff work together to maintain and strengthen a heritage of excellence, while challenging and supporting students, the heart of the institution, in their intellectual and personal growth.
Clarke University offers 36 undergraduate programs including adult degree completion programs, 4 master’s programs and 2 doctoral programs. Clarke University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation for programs in education, health sciences, ...music and social work. Clarke confers a wide variety of degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Applied Studies, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Masters of Organizational Leadership, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Doctor of Physical Therapy. Clarke’s enrollment in fall 2015 was 1,075 students with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Clarke is consistently recognized for excellence in higher education. Forbes magazine named Clarke to its list of America’s Best Colleges in 2011 and a CBS MoneyWatch report ranked Clarke third in the nation for having the best professors. In their 2013 ranking, U.S. News & World Report named Clarke one of its top regional Midwest colleges.
More information can be found at www.clarke.edu.