Admissions Counselor

At Simpson University

URL
http://simpsonu.edu/Pages/About/HR/Employment.htm

Hours: Full Time

Description:
This position is responsible for meeting and maintaining high-level goals for enrollment as established by the Director & Assistant Director of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions by recruiting high yield students. This is done through extensive travel (approximately ten weeks outside of local region) to college/transfer fairs, high schools, churches and other constituents.

Responsibilities also include supervising for an admissions/recruitment team, working with traditional undergraduate prospective students and directing all aspects of undergraduate recruitment for an assigned region. This position assists students through the entire admissions process including financial aid documentation and other important enrollment processes.

Qualifications:
1. Personal relationship with Jesus, a vibrant Christian faith, and a commitment to Christian community; capable of sharing faith and engaging in conversations about Christ.
2. Bachelor’s degree in related field required
3. One or more years of student recruitment experience preferred
4. Supervisory experience in an educational environment preferred
5. Proven past success in recruitment of students and an understanding of excellent customer service
6. Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
7. Ability to use key technology tools such as CRM and SIS
8. Ability to lead a regional recruitment effort
9. Must be a self-starter, plus have the ability to train, assist, and motivate student staff toward their recruitment goals

General Expectations:
1. Personal relationship with Jesus, a vibrant Christian faith, and a commitment to Christian community; capable of sharing faith and engaging in conversations about Christ.
2. Demonstrate Simpson University Values in the performance of all duties
3. Maintain lifestyle in accordance with Simpson University Lifestyle Policy in Staff Handbook
4. Maintain the confidentiality of information, data and records. Properly use tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment
5. Demonstrate strong customer service skills in the performance of job duties
6. Demonstrate good organizational and communication skills in the performance of job duties
7. Supervises employees in accordance with Simpson University policies and procedures (for supervisory positions)
8. Support the overflow needs of other departments within the respective university area
9. Perform other duties in accordance with this position as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor

Essential Functions:
1. Meet and maintain high-level goals for enrollment established by the Director of Admissions
2. Promote Simpson University by traveling to college/transfer fairs, high schools, churches and building relationships with influencers
3. Provide leadership, supervision, scheduling, and training to student staff as they maintain regular contact with prospective students
4. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly plans and means for achieving recruitment goals for each entering term developed in cooperation with the Director of Admissions.
5. Assist in evaluating and improving current recruitment processes, procedures, and strategies
6. Coordinate financial aid advisement for new students in cooperation with Student Financial Services
7. Participate in the planning and implementation of campus events, visit days and preview weekends
8. Maintain a current understanding of various recruitment information including, but not limited to financial aid procedures, transcript evaluation, registration processes, and the use of the CRM tool
9. Review and accept applicants under regular acceptance criteria

Please apply on our website: http://simpsonu.edu/Pages/About/HR/Employment.htm