Admissions Counselor (up to two positions)

University of Notre Dame
February 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:$45,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job Title Admissions Counselor (up to two positions) Job Description

This full-time, entry level position focuses on the recruitment of prospective students, the review of their applications to the University, and the active participation in yield activities to ensure the enrollment of an exceedingly talented and diverse class. An Admissions Counselor travels to key high schools in an assigned domestic and/or international territory and interacts with students, parents, high school counselors, and alumni in that region and others. Many of these interactions will be within the framework of a Client Relationship Manager to provide support for these year-round efforts. An Admissions Counselor conducts information sessions on campus and virtually, confers with admitted students/families, and contributes to the success of numerous visitation/recruitment programs. Collegial interaction with several University offices and external partners is ongoing. The position may also include supervision of student employees and recruitment of specific cohorts of students as defined by University enrollment objectives. Additional special projects may be assigned by the Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment, the Director of Admissions, or other senior leaders.

Some evenings and weekends are required in this position.

Responsibilities of admissions counselors include:

  • Recruiting in a specific domestic and international territory, including 6-8 weeks of annual travel for recruitment, higher level requests from high school colleagues, alumni volunteers, etc. Coordinating and completing recruitment travel strategically and efficiently in terms of time and budget. Establishing and maintaining relationships with prospective students and their families, high school counselors, alumni, community-based organizations, and current students. Providing accurate admissions information and appropriate support/encouragement is crucial.
  • Evaluating applications for undergraduate admission. Occupying a pivotal role in Admissions Committee meetings.
  • Hosting information sessions for prospective students and families as well as specialized group sessions. Serving as a daily information officer.
  • Serving as a valued member in the support, planning, and execution of admitted student yield events. Other secondary responsibilities may also be assigned as staffing needs and opportunities arise. Performing other duties as assigned.
  • The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity (https:// in its staff, faculty and student body. We strive for an inclusive environment that values and embraces differences in backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. We welcome and value people of all faiths and viewpoints.

    The principal work location is at the University of Notre Dame. Up to two days per week work from home may be possible after the training period has been successfully completed.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Applicants must:

  • possess excellent time management and perceptive interpersonal abilities,
  • operate effectively in both independent and team environments,
  • demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills in English (oral and written) for both individual and groups in-person and virtually,
  • demonstrate leadership ability that can be developed,
  • have knowledge of and experience with computer systems and software applications, especially Microsoft Office and Google Workspace, and
  • possess a valid driver's license and a U.S. passport.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred qualifications include:

  • displaying a sincere appreciation for people of diverse backgrounds and a loyal commitment to the University's mission,
  • the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a second language other than English, and
  • experience with Slate (Technolutions) and Banner.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants Department Admissions (28005) Department Website Family / Sub-Family Student Svcs / Adm/Enroll Career Stream/Level EIC 1 Associate Department Hiring Pay Range $45,000 starting salary for an entry-level candidate Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category Administrator/Professional Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

    Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Schedule: Hours/Week 40 Schedule: # of months 12

    Posting Detail Information

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Posting Detail Information

    Job Posting Date (Campus) 01/12/2023

    Job Posting Date (Public) 01/12/2023 Job Closing Date 02/09/2023 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S23617 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: //

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you able to converse and to present information in a language other than English? If yes, please specify the language and how skills were acquired.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please list the month/year you earned (or will earn) a Bachelor's degree.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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