Under general direction, is responsible to identify, recruit, admit, and enroll academically qualified traditional orÂ post-traditional students in accordance with the philosophy of the University; keeps frequent contact with students, and parents and counselors if applicable; demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to the needs of all students; performs duties in accordance with the values of a Jesuit, liberal arts education.Â Â Overnight travel required. The Admission Counselor II will also serve as a liaison to faculty, academic departments, and other University stakeholders to effectively communicate enrollment information and to collaborate regarding recruitment activities and pre-professional opportunities; leads all admission staff training and on-boarding activities
The Saint Louis University Office of Admission is committed to cultivating and preserving a diverse culture of inclusion and connectedness and welcomes individuals from all different backgrounds to apply.
Establishes and maintains an informational, active communication system with either traditional high school or college students, parents and counselors, orÂ post-traditional degree-seeking adults; counsels student applicants concerning admission, financial aid, career planning, and housing options if applicable.Â Explains, interprets, and provides outreach to students regarding the FAFSA and financial aid awards.
Identifies, recruits, and enrolls prospective students in a designated market; manages a recruitment territory; develops recruitment strategies; plans and arranges all phases of regional and local travel; conducts office-based contact by mail and phone with students, and parents if applicable; may make reservations.
Reads, interprets, and evaluates students academic credentials and makes admission/denial decisions; assists with scholarship appropriation.
Participates as an active member of the recruitment team; assists with special programs and research projects; participates in the development and implementation of enrollment strategies; composes routine letters; compiles data for reports; maintains calendar; processes applications; schedules appointments; maintains confidential files; prepares position papers/reports; inputs/retrieves data on information system software; assists with making hiring recommendations; plans work and establishes priorities.
Admission Counselor II: Serves as a liaison to faculty, academic departments, and other University stakeholders to effectively communicate enrollment information and to collaborate regarding recruitment activities and pre-professional opportunities; leads all admission staff training and on-boarding activities.Â
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Effective presentation skills
Planning and organizational skills
Basic research skills
Ability to operate personal computer with various software programs
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Ability to maintain schedules
Ability to demonstrate self-direction and motivation
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
Willingness to travel/drive andÂ work on weekends and nights
Work on weekends and nights
Ability toÂ handle stress due to travelÂ multitask and adapt
Ability to build relationships with and recruit a diverse population of students in all parts of the United States.
Admission Counselor I â“ Bachelors degree
Admission Counselor II - Bachelor's Degree; supplemented with two (2) years of related experience.
The annual base salary for this position is $47,500.
Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae.Â You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application
Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the Universitys vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employees start date will result in termination of the employment.Â
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.