The Office of Admissions at Messiah University has an opening for a full-time Admissions Counselor.
Responsibilities: This year-round, full-time position has the responsibility to promote the university and build relationships with university partners, generate interest from prospective students, and guide students and their families through important admission steps to ensure that enrollment goals are met. The counselor oversees recruitment and admissions efforts for a specific geographic region and is responsible for recruiting students and communicating the mission of Messiah University to prospective students and their families.
*Due to expectations about vaccination status varying from state to state and across institutions, this position requires that the candidate be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of the position.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; Previous college admissions experience, bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Skills and Characteristics: Effective interpersonal skills in student and family counseling; enthusiasm for representing Messiah University; strong commitment to Messiah University’s mission; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; strong skills in computer technology as it relates to communication and organization of data; must be a self-starter and able to work without direct supervision while on the road; ability to set work priorities, manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced setting while focused on meeting territory goals; ability to work with and relate well to a broad spectrum of constituencies including people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, both on- and off- campus.
Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: https://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/21553.
Messiah University is a Christian university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The University is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
Messiah University’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The university has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position.
In accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination (including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975), Messiah University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the University does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the University. All employees are to abide by this policy in order to provide a work environment free from discrimination. The University does not tolerate harassment by vendors, contractors or guests.