The Admissions Counselor engages in activities to recruit, admit, and enroll highly academically qualified students with primary focus on the undergraduate program and accountability for a particular geographic territory, under indirect supervision of the Assistant Director and Director of Admissions. The individual in this position is expected to implement recruitment activities at colleges, hospitals, and conferences, manage appointments with students and families, and implement campus events along with the nursing admissions team this includes virtual aspects of recruitment. Under the supervision and oversight of the Director and Assistant Director of Admissions, the Enrollment Counselor is responsible for data management processes (not limited to design, implementation, and ongoing management) associated with the admission CRM. The Admissions Counselor also supports the supervision of the traditional BSN student ambassadors and other duties as assigned by supervisors.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required. Candidates must have the ability to relate to a diverse student population and to attract students to apply and enroll in the nursing program. Must communicate with a high degree of confidence and effectiveness, both in verbal and written skills including email communication and demonstrate cultural sensitivity and respect when communicating with individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Must model professional behavior and appropriate decorum for students enrolled in a professional program and maintain highly effective working relationships and appropriate boundaries with internal and external constituents. Must be creative and team focused to contribute to development and implementation of innovative strategies for enhanced recruitment. Must demonstrate knowledge about and appreciation for private traditional education to better promote GBCN and Mercer in a competitive market. Must have the ability to lift and transport recruitment materials and signage into buildings from parking decks or other locations that require walking and transporting loads up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
Candidate must possess valid driver's license and be insurable by the University carrier as this position requires some travel.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?
Is a credit check needed for this position?
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?
Commensurate with experience
Resume, Cover Letter, References
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:
Do you have a bachelor's degree?
Do you possess a valid driver's license?
Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?
Briefly describe some of the characteristics you believe are vital to being successful in this position.
How would this position fit into your career goals?
Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 18, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.