Freshman Admissions Counselor
Description of Job
Admissions Counseling/Advising Prospective Students and Outreach
Promote Edgewood College and illustrate our strategic advantage in the marketplace.
Counsel prospective students and their families on the admissions process, and financial aid by phone, email, and in person.
Represent the Admissions Office at on-campus and off-campus events and programming for prospective students. Travel will be required to high schools and various college fairs. College car provided.
Research national, regional, state, and institutional trends and execute a recruitment plan for attracting, recruiting, and enrolling new entering first year students.
Evaluate recruitment strategies and manage student outreach and communication for an assigned territory or special student population.
Review admission applications and evaluate credential to make admissions decisions.
Complete routine reports related to recruitment goals and enrollment projections.
Assist in designing & creating partnerships with pre-college programs such as AVID/TOPS, Early College Credit Programming.
Coordination of Campus Events and Programming
Assist in the coordination and development of on-campus events for prospective students.
Assist in designing new programs that attract prospective students.
Marketing and Communications
Contribute to the marketing and communication campaigns that target prospective students.
Review marketing materials and assist with identifying students who can be featured in future publications.
Necessary Education or Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree required.
1-2 years of relevant work experience in Admissions, Sales, Advising, Education or Student Affairs.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to speak in public to large and small groups.
Required Technical Skills
Knowledge and experience with a student information database and/or Customer Relationship Management software.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Preference for experience with Slate CRM.
Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.
To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:
Human Resources –FAMC
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer