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  • September 17, 2014 11:41 AM | Anonymous member

    Admissions Representative 

    Responsibilities include set up and carry through a schedule of high school visits within the recruitment territory, attend scheduled college fairs, conduct appropriate follow-up via phone, written correspondence, e-mail, and/or personal visits, represent St. Ambrose University at alumni functions and at regional conventions, attend and assist coordinating open house events and attend all first-year orientations. Travel and overnight stays required. Experience in sales is beneficial. Individual must have superior verbal, written and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Requirements:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and experience in area of responsibility or related area preferred. Knowledge of relational database management and Microsoft Office applications required, Ellucian/Colleague preferred. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. Please apply online by September 30, 2014 at and upload a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references.  AA/EOE

  • September 16, 2014 8:24 AM | Anonymous

    Bilingual Department Counselor


    Location: Round Lake High School

    Date Available: Immediately

     Submit your application online at

    JOB SUMMARY: This position utilizes leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, this class is accountable for promoting student success, providing preventive services, and responding to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.


     Master's degree in counseling or closely related field.


     Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Counselor endorsement. Spanish preferred.


    1. Knowledge of child development and especially of characteristics of students in the age group assigned;
    2. Knowledge of current educational research;
    3. Knowledge of laws and policies for student counseling;
    4. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to address student learning styles;
    5. Knowledge of the prescribed curriculum;
    6. Oral and written communication skills;
    7. Problem-solving and analytical skills;
    8. Skill in communicating with other school counselors and administrators;
    9. Skill in dealing with parent and student concerns;
    10. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents and others;
    11. Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results and prescribe actions for improvement;
    12. Ability to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school;
    13. Ability to assist in the development of school plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline and conduct of students as established in District procedures;
    14. Ability to assist in the development, revisions and evaluation of the curriculum and instructional services;
    15. Ability to assist with credit transfers;
    16. Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds;
    17. Ability to counsel students using a variety of counseling techniques and methodologies;
    18. Ability to gather information from teachers on student progress;
    19. Ability to have a flexible schedule to consistently accommodate phone and email inquiries;
    20. Ability to interpret and implement all Board policies, Federal and State Laws;
    21. Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and to meet deadline;
    22. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn;
    23. Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information;
    24. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness;
    25. Ability to serve as liaison between the school and community, interpreting activities and policies of the school and encouraging parent involvement with the school;
    26. Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents, teachers and community;
    27. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


     The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.

     1. Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data;

    2. Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services;
    3. Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession;
    4. Administers appropriate tests to students and coordinates or assists with the building testing program as assigned;
    5. Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal, social skills, goals and plans;
    6. Assists in the development and implement a guidance program following District goals that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs and development of students;
    7. Assists students in grade inquiries;
    8. Assists teachers, parents/guardians and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data;
    9. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct and support the teaching staff in developing reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures;
    10. Assures that students have the opportunity to explore, develop and express themselves intellectually, socially and emotionally;
    11. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as required;
    12. Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational and career planning;
    13. Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis;
    14. Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders;
    15. Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation;
    16. Conducts individual and group counseling sessions with students;
    17. Confers with colleagues, administration, students and/or parents when necessary;
    18. Consults and collaborates with teachers, staff and parents in understanding and meeting the needs of students;
    19. Coordinates student and family needs with community resources as appropriate (e.g. mental health, juvenile department, health department, etc.);
    20. Coordinates, monitors and evaluates activities of a comprehensive program as a part of the total school program;
    21. Develops a consistent perception and common understanding of counseling and guidance functions and the role of the school counselor;
    22. Develops a resource file containing the names of individuals and agencies that may provide support for counseling and guidance programs;
    23. Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on State standards and current individual school data;
    24. Discusses comprehensive school counseling program with the school administrator;
    25. Discusses credit requirements and enrollment processes with local school counselors;
    26. Encourages students to set and maintain appropriate standards of classroom behavior;
    27. Establishes a systematic approach for making the counseling and guidance program visible at all levels;
    28. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students and parents/guardian concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students;
    29. Facilitates social and emotional growth among students, promoting academic and overall positive school experiences;
    30. Follows up with students working on incomplete coursework;
    31. Formulates goals consistent with District philosophy and Board policies;
    32. Guides and counsels groups and individual students through the development of educational and career plans;
    33. Implements an effective referral and follow-up process;
    34. Implements developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals;
    35. Implements the school counseling and guidance program curriculum;
    36. Interprets to stakeholders the objectives of the system’s comprehensive counseling and guidance program and the procedures for utilizing guidance services;
    37. Keeps abreast of laws, rules, policies and trends regarding guidance and counseling;
    38. Maintains accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations;
    39. Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders;
    40. May communicate with special education case managers and teachers regarding specific accommodations;
    41. Measures results of the school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate;
    42. Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions;
    43. Participates in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the school;
    44. Participates in parent, teacher, and student conferences as requested and initiates such conferences as needed;
    45. Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills;
    46. Participates in the development and implementation of an individualized education program (IEP) as requested;
    47. Participates in the interview process and recommends personnel for counseling and guidance;
    48. Plans and administers in-service training program for counselors and facilitates continuous program development and improvement;
    49. Provides advice, guidance and support to students, parents/guardians and other stakeholders;
    50. Provides appropriate information to staff related to the comprehensive school counseling program;
    51. Provides direct services through the guidance curriculum, individual student planning and preventive and responsive services and in program management, system support and accountability;
    52. Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs;
    53. Provides leadership and collaborates with other educators in the school-wide integration of the State approved curriculum;
    54. Refers students with problems and their parents to appropriate specialists, special programs, or outside agencies;
    55. Reports to teachers and administrators on feedback from students;
    56. Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program;
    57. Works with students that are experiencing emotional, behavioral, or health related issues;
    58. Performs related duties as required.

  • September 14, 2014 11:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The position of Undergraduate Admission Counselor assists prospective high

    school students in navigating the college selection process with a goal of

    attracting, recruiting, admitting, and enrolling a competitive entering class of

    traditional undergraduate students. In addition to general admission duties, the

    counselor will be assigned to work on one or more targeted areas (examples

    include special event coordination, student calling team, faculty outreach, alumni

    liaison recruitment, campus tour guide coordination). The admission counselor

    must be skilled in working with a wide range of constituents in an increasingly

    diverse student environment. The counselor will be expected to manage an

    assigned territory and travel in and out-of-state within that territory as necessary,

    to achieve goals. In addition to individual school visits and student appointments,

    the counselor is expected to provide small and large group presentations and

    engage in use of social media to enhance communication with students. This

    position will include outreach to a diverse student population for which bilingual

    (Spanish-speaking) abilities are required. Evening and weekend work is

    frequently required during significant parts of the recruitment cycle.

    .Disseminate information about the University and counsel

    students and parents during high school visits, college fair

    programs, on-campus visits and events and via routine phone and

    email communication.

    Visit with high school counselors, teachers, clergy, alumni and

    other key influencers to provide information about university

    programs and services.

    Assist in organizing individual and group visits to the campus and

    facilitate the involvement of current students and key faculty in

    each visit.

    Conduct pre-admission interviews and provide secondary school

    course selection guidance as needed.

    Provide updated information regarding student financial aid to

    prospective and admitted students and parents as appropriate

    during the enrollment cycle.

    Maintain regular pre and post acceptance contact with every

    prospective student, applicant, and admit a minimum of once every 30 days via phone, email and other electronic media as


    Review and assess all admission files, recommending decisions

    to the Asst. Vice President for all students in assigned territory;

    personally communicate the decision to each applicant within one

    working day.

    Respond promptly within one working day to all communication

    from students, parents, counselors, teachers, clergy and other

    influencers, for all students within the assigned territory.

    Provide appropriate input in the review and editing of promotional

    materials used by the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

    Maintain an active role in on-campus student life activities to

    ensure updated information is communicated to prospective


    Prepare and compile data for reports to evaluate effectiveness of

    recruitment and admission initiatives within the assigned territory;

    develop and implement strategies to surpass enrollment goals.

    Serve as a liaison to faculty and staff regarding the initiatives and

    other activities within the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

    Ensure a thorough knowledge of all curricular offerings on the

    undergraduate level and a basic knowledge of program offerings

    on the graduate level.

    Other duties as assigned by the Asst. Vice President for

    Enrollment or designee.

    Education Required Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in communications,

    sociology, psychology or related field.

    Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) ability required. Prior admission experience

    strongly desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.

    Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to manage multiple

    tasks and projects simultaneously required.

    Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as necessary. High level of

    enthusiasm and energy; strong interpersonal skills. Proven commitment to

    outstanding quality service to all constituents. Appreciation of higher education

    values within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Strong commitment to a work environment that supports a team concept to attain departmental and

    institutional goals.

  • September 13, 2014 9:16 AM | Anonymous member
    Assistant Regional Director of Admission (Chicago region)
    Date Posted 09/15/2014
    Hiring Status Accepting Applications
    Location Winona Campus
    Position Responsibilities

    The Assistant Regional Director of Admission works out of the Chicago, IL region supporting admissions/student recruitment for the residential college of Saint Mary’s University in Winona, MN. Reporting to the assistant vice president for admission, this role will create and maintain relationships with prospective students and their families as well as provide counsel throughout the admission process. This position is one of two Saint Mary’s positions in the Chicago region – professional collaboration between both positions is expected.

    • At the direction of the assistant vice president, designs and executes an ongoing outreach and recruitment plan for the Illinois North & East territory
    • Implements recruitment strategies in the assigned territory to include high school visits, college fairs, local interviews and area events and receptions
    • Executes ongoing communication with students and families via phone, letters, e-mail and face-to-face meetings in defined territory
    • Provides guidance to students and families regarding admission requirements, financial aid, scholarships, residence life and other related admission items
    • Reads admission applications, evaluates files and makes recommendations regarding admissibility to the university
    • Prepares and delivers admission presentations in a variety settings
    • Works with alumni and community organization to assist recruitment efforts
    • Completes reports regarding recruitment, travel, schedule and other related work items
    • Follows university procedure regarding travel and other activities associated with recruitment
    • Completes other projects as assigned that contribute to the success of the admission effort
    Essential Skills and Functions
    Strong written and oral communication skills
    Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
    Experience developing strong professional relationships and communicating effectively with diverse groups of people.
    Excellent interpersonal skills and experience being diplomatic and collaborative in a team environment.
    Familiarity with, and an appreciation of, the value of a private liberal arts education required.
    Must be able to travel to the Winona campus on a monthly basis for major events and meetings.
    Must be able to regionally travel (day travel) 80% during seasonal admissions activity.
      The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
    Education and Experience
    Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 3+ years of higher education or related experience. 5 years experience preferred.
    Must have a solid understanding of the use of the Internet and Microsoft Office, Relational databases and CRM software experience strongly preferred.
    Additional Required Materials
    Application Review Date 09/15/2014
    Starting Date 10/01/2014
    Contact Nathan Ament
    Contact Email
    Position Full-time
    Contract Length 12 Month
    Other Details / Information Remote position located in Chicago, IL.
    Benefits Full
    Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  • September 12, 2014 12:12 PM | Anonymous

    The primary responsibility is the recruitment of freshmen students to Saint Xavier University. The Admission Counselor will meet with students in person, conduct on-campus admission presentations to groups of students/parents, and communicate with students and parents via phone, email, and mail. This professional will manage an assigned recruitment territory which will include travel to off-campus recruitment events as well as the evaluation of application files for admission decisions. Admission counselors analyze trends in their territory and use relational database software to manage recruitment activities and communications. A successful candidate will be expected to provide high quality student service in a fast-paced work environment, and build quality relationships with all constituencies within the Saint Xavier community, faculty, staff, high school and community college counselors, and administrators.

    Bachelor's degree is required.  College admission experience, sales experience, strong business acumen, and experience working in a goal-oriented environment is preferred.  Excellent oral/written communication skills and group presentation skills required.  Excellent technical/computer skills required, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and database systems.  The ability to analyze data and make data-driven decisions is important.  A mindset for marketing and promotion is very valuable.

    Ability to travel locally - access to automobile and valid driver's license is required.  Some evening and weekend work required, especially during peak recruitment periods.  Commitment to teamwork is essential.  Experience working with a diverse population of constituents is a definite plus!  Attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and competitive industry is necessary.  The University's ongoing commitment to diversity also extends to the recruitment of all qualified individuals who may be eligible to hold this position.

    Description of Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 with rotating evening and Saturday commitments.  Weekday evening availability is necessary, especially during recruiting season (fall and spring).

    Temporary Position: No

    Full-time/Part-time: Full-time

    Items to Include:
    Cover Letter
    Three References

    For more information and to apply online, visit the Saint Xavier University website.  

    Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V

  • September 05, 2014 2:35 PM | Anonymous member

    The Office of Admissions at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking a Texas Regional Senior Admissions Counselor.  Below are additional details regarding this position.  Interested candidates should apply online.  The posting can be found at

     Hiring Department

    Office of Admissions

     Posting Title

    Texas Regional Senior Admissions Counselor – Senior Student Recruitment Specialist #00025673

     Application Deadline

    September 23, 2014

     Full Time/Part Time

    Full Time/Benefit Eligible


    $16.54 to $28.17 per hour

     Note: Job salary offers are generally made between the salary range minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.

      Job Description

    Note: This position will be located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth region and will serve the states of Texas and Louisiana.

     Provide team lead responsibilities to various recruiting campaigns and projects, including efforts to increase and/or develop student diversity, student knowledge of University procedures and policies, and student communications and interaction efforts both pre and post admission.

    Develop and implement student recruiting strategies and marketing techniques.

    Advise and assist prospective students in explanation of academic programs and admissions requirements; represent the university at recruiting activities at high schools and undergraduate colleges and universities.

    Solicit prospective student names from high school and undergraduate colleges and universities by maintaining favorable liaison with counselors and advisors.

    Coordinate special admissions programs for minority and/or scholastic students.

    Maintain current knowledge of applicable school or college admissions requirements and university policies and procedures governing recruiting efforts.

    Organize campus activities to enhance campus visits of recruits, college, university and/or high school; develop and implement recruiting strategies and marketing techniques geared to needs of area served.

    Coordinate and participate in development and implementation of Admissions team communications strategies, including meeting with prospective students and students’ families.

    Assist with development of training programs and materials for recruitment team and admissions’ staff; provide specific training presentations at staff retreats and related training situations.

    Record, via electronic entry, communications to and from prospective students.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    A bachelor’s degree in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required. 

     Three or more years of experience in student recruiting, marketing or other highly interactive promotional field is required. 

     Preferred Qualifications

    Direct experience in student recruitment and familiarity with the Dallas/Ft. Worth region.

     Strong organizational skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills, self-motivation and excellent interpersonal skills.

     Proficiency in Microsoft Word Suite, familiarity with PeopleSoft, high comfort level with technology and social media, and the ability to analyze and present data effectively.


    The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

    Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. The University affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Opportunity policy statement. 

    The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

    Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972*, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact  the Title IX Coordinator. 

  • September 04, 2014 1:35 PM | Anonymous member

    The Northwestern Academy in the School of Education and Social Policy is a multi-year college preparation and enrichment program for academically talented and motivated high school students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  The goal is to increase access and successful matriculation of underrepresented and talented CPS high school students to top-tier colleges and universities by providing college preparatory programming, academic support and enrichment, and by nurturing aspirations.  The Academy Advisor will guide Academy students throughout high school, grades 9-12, providing one-on-one and small group advising, assisting students' goal setting and developing short- and long-term academic plans, monitoring academic progress, and working with them and their families to navigate educational resources and opportunities. Position requires attendance at off-hours meetings, conferences, and events, as well as occasional overnight travel.
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A bachelor's degree in education, school counseling, psychology or a related social science field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable skills and abilities can be acquired;
    • 5+ years’ work experience in a role or setting serving academically motivated, diverse populations of students and families;
    • Experience working on issues related to racial, ethnic, class, and gender equality in education;
    • Experience designing and implementing workshops and programs.

    As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check.  Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

    Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    For more information and to apply:

    Job ID# 23884

  • September 03, 2014 10:52 AM | Anonymous member
    Job Summary: The Associate Director of International Student Enrollment collaborates with the Office of Admissions and the School for Professional Studies to ensure the continued internationalization of the Elmhurst College community through the recruitment of non-immigrant international students for undergraduate and graduate programs. This position reports to the Director of International Education to ensure that Best Practices in international recruiting and international student support are followed. The Associate Director of International Student Enrollment has an understanding of the enrollment issues facing liberal arts colleges and is able to work with senior administrators and be a collaborative decision maker.  

    Essential Functions: Developing, implementing, and periodically updating a coordinated marketing plan to meet desired enrollment objectives.
    Responding to international applicants in a timely manner.
    International and domestic travel for the purpose of student recruitment.
    Representing the College as the primary contact in targeted locations, both international and domestic, at international student recruiting fairs, marketing events, school visits and other venues as appropriate
    Designing and delivering training for stakeholders in targeted locations, abroad and domestic.
    Identifying, maintaining and fostering on-going international relationships with domestic, international and governmental partners.
    Overseeing the evaluation and interpretation of international transcripts, transfer course equivalencies, and advisement of students on ECIC requirements and available majors; evaluating and interpreting records.
    Monitoring expenses and budget allocations for recruitment initiatives and generating operational reports and analyses.
    Maintaining accurate records of contacts, outcomes and ongoing discussions with potential students, parents and other relevant contacts.
    Assisting in the development and updating of international student recruitment marketing materials.
    Assisting other staff with programming for international students.
    Developing, implementing and interpreting policies and procedures related to student recruitment and marketing, helping to ensure that legal requirements are adhered to and College goals are met.
    Supervising support staff and CPE: International student employees.
    Generating operational reports and analyses.
    Assisting the Director of International Education and Off-Campus Programs with the development and implementation of strategic globalization goals for the campus community.
    Representing the College in the Study Illinois Consortium and other appropriate professional organizations.

    Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Open until filled. For minimum qualifications and to apply, visit:

  • August 19, 2014 5:07 PM | Anonymous member

    Enrollment Operations Specialist (FT), CFRN40670AIS

    Department: Admission & Information Serv - AIS

    Position Type: Full time - FT

    Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt
    Salary Range: 10

    Function of Position:

    Responsible for providing support for the operations and processing of prospective student information from inquiry through application completion; including assisting with the management of all related admissions application functions through Ellucian Recruiter CRM and Colleague. This position will also provide administrative support for the department.

    Duties of Position:
    • Coordinate prospect management through admission application management in Ellucian Recruiter to Colleague; coordinate data input, reports, sequential mailings and event mailings.
    • Assist in the development, creation and implementation of messaging strategies to prospective students.
    • Train Admissions Representatives and Support Staff in the use of enrollment related software tools.
    • Create and maintain systems documentation; process documentation, project plans and training materials.
    • Assist with the design and development of reports which assess the effectiveness of admissions outreach activities.
    • Provide administrative support for the department using programs such as Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Business Objects.
    • Assist students, community members and staff with their questions and concerns, both in person and over the telephone, about admissions, registration, residency, courses, programs, etc. and make proper referrals, if required.
    • Other projects and duties as assigned.

    Experience and Education:


    EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years' office work requiring database proficiency and office computer software skills such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and email. One year of satisfactory employment in a high traffic, customer-contact position. Proficient in written and spoken English. Emphasis on accuracy, proficiency and productivity.

    EDUCATION: Associate's Degree with advance training in PC Office software applications such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher.


    EXPERIENCE: Three years' or more of office work with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Business Objects and email. Two years' or more of satisfactory employment in a high traffic, customer contact position. Experience with Ellucian Recruiter and Colleague or other customer relationship management software.

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree.

    Equipment & Working Conditions:

    PC, copy machine, multiple line telephone and scanner.

    Large amount of work on computer; heavy telephone work and steady customer contact. Good communication skills, verbal and written, and good listening skills. Must be able to occasionally lift materials up to 30 lbs.. Extremely busy office and must be willing to handle several projects and activities at the same time. Need to be willing to adapt, change and learn new technology.


    Apply at

  • August 19, 2014 12:16 PM | Anonymous member

    The University of Illinois Springfield has an opening for Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions.  One of the three University of Illinois campuses, UIS emphasizes excellence in teaching, small classes, and quality student life.  The Admissions Counselor will be primarily responsible for recruiting undergraduate students.

    Qualifications (Chicago Regional):   Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license, strong public speaking ability, enthusiastic approach to work and commitment to delivery of high quality service, personal schedule that accommodates the travel portion of the position, cooperative work style and strong personal initiative are all required. The ability to work independently and with minimal supervision is also required.  Some overnight travel and evening/weekend work will be required.   Interviewing and counseling skills are preferred to be able to provide students with proper advising, guidance, and assistance with academic planning, as well as experience in higher education/admissions counseling.  Also, speaking a second language (Spanish), and/or prior experience with recruiting will be regarded favorably. Previous work experience in admissions, recruitment or higher education is a plus. Familiarity with the University of Illinois at Springfield is also preferred.

    Please use the link below, create or update your profile and upload a cover letter of application addressing qualifications related to the position, a resume,  college transcript(s)  and the names and current contact information (phone and email address) for at least 3 professional references.

    Review of applications will begin September 3, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  After the position is filled, a continuing file of outstanding applicants will be maintained in the event of any future openings. UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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