The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Admissions Counselor.
Applications will be accepted until 6/22/2021.
The Admissions Counselor is a full-time, entry level position that focuses on the recruitment of prospective students, the review of their applications to the University, and the active participation in yield activities to ensure the enrollment of an exceedingly talented and diverse class. The admissions counselor engages with key high schools in an assigned domestic and/or international territory and manages the vast majority of interactions with students, parents, high school counselors, and alumni in that region. Many of these interactions will be within the framework of a Client Relationship Manager to provide support for these year-round efforts. On campus, the admissions counselor conducts information sessions, confers with admitted students/families, and contributes to the success of numerous visitation/recruitment programs. Collegial interaction with several University offices and external partners is ongoing. The position may also include supervision of student employees and recruitment of specific cohorts of students as defined by University enrollment objectives. Additional special projects may be assigned by the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment, the Director of Admissions, or other senior leaders.
Some evenings and weekends are required of admissions counselors.
Responsibilities of admissions counselors include:
Managing a recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of annual travel and/or virtual engagement for recruitment, professional meetings, and higher level requests from high school colleagues. Coordinating and completing recruitment activities strategically and efficiently in terms of time and budget. Establishing and maintaining relationships with prospective students and their families, high school counselors, alumni, community-based organizations, and current students. Providing accurate admissions information and appropriate support/encouragement is crucial.
Evaluating applications for undergraduate admission. Occupying a pivotal role in Admissions Committee meetings.
Hosting on-campus and/or virtual information sessions for prospective students and families as well as specialized group sessions. Serving as daily information officer.
Serving as a valued member in the support, planning, and execution of admitted student yield events (e.g., Hesburgh International Scholars Experience, Reilly Spring Visit Program, Notre Dame Scholars' Visit, Admitted Student Days, etc.). Other secondary responsibilities may also be assigned as staffing needs and opportunities arise.
Performing other duties as assigned.
The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity (http://diversity.nd.edu/) in its staff, faculty and student body. We strive for an inclusive environment that values and embraces differences in backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. We welcome and value people of all faiths and viewpoints.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must:
possess a Bachelors degree by the employment start date;
possess excellent time management and perceptive interpersonal abilities;
operate effectively in both independent and team environments;
demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written) in both individual and group settings;
demonstrate leadership ability that can be developed;
have knowledge of and experience with computer systems and software applications, especially Microsoft Office and Google;
possess a valid drivers license; and,
possess a valid U.S. passport.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OTHER 1 REQUIRED DOCUMENT
Provide a list of three (3) references that includes each persons full name and current contact information.
At least one reference must be a current or former supervisor (or advisor, if a graduating senior). List the current/former supervisor (advisor) first.
Indicate whether each individual is a professional or personal reference.
Indicate whether you wish to be notified before your references are contacted.
displaying a sincere appreciation for people of under-represented backgrounds and a loyal commitment to the Universitys mission,
the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a second language, and
experience with Slate (Technolutions) and Banner.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S21445. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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