Admissions Counselor

University of New England
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Position Information

Position Type Professional Staff

Faculty Track Position Title Admissions Counselor Employment Status Full Time Months 12 Campus Biddeford, ME Description

With roots dating back to 1831, UNE is the largest private university in Maine. One of the fastest-growing private universities in the Northeast, UNE has established itself as a leading comprehensive university with particular strengths in the health sciences with vibrant academic programs offered both onsite and online to nearly 14,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UNE is guided by core values of student-centeredness; diversity, inclusion, and connection; relentless inquiry; interdisciplinary collaboration; learning everywhere; progressive change; and stewardship of our planet.

UNE offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. The package includes varied health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site ( https: // www. for additional information regarding UNE's fantastic benefits package.

Undergraduate Admissions is seeking an Admissions Counselor to recruit prospective students, interview applicants and review applications, and participate in various special recruitment-related special events and projects.


  • Represent the University as a student recruiter, usually within a designated geographic area, visit high schools to meet with guidance counselors and students, attend college fairs, develop useful professional contacts, and so forth.
  • Meet with students applying for admission to the University.
  • Review admissions applications and recommend action.
  • Assist in planning, and participate in various special events and projects related to assigned admissions functions.
  • Perform various administrative tasks, such as maintaining logs and other records of activities, preparing reports, scheduling travel, and the like.
  • Confer regularly with supervisor, other Admissions staff, faculty and alumni, and others to plan, coordinate and evaluate activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and the like.
  • Prepare and give group presentations on admissions-related topics.
  • Keep abreast of current University programs, policies and procedures.
  • Perform basic data input and information retrieval tasks using automated admissions records system.
  • Commit to actively fostering a welcoming culture of inclusion and diversity.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree required, with one or more years of related Admission work experience desirable.

  • Ability to travel extensively.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends as required.
  • Good reading, writing and organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with prospective undergraduate students, students/faculty/staff/alumni, and others, requiring group speaking, individual interviewing/advising, and customer service skills.
  • Good understanding of the educational goals and objectives of the undergraduate programs.
  • Basic typing/data entry skills and experience working with computerized information systems useful.
  • EEO Statement Summary

    Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

    COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)

    In order to protect the health and safety of the UNE community, UNE requires all students enrolled in classes on our campuses and all on-campus employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of employment. The University allows for religious and medical exemptions to the policy. If you believe you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccine policy you may seek the exemption through Human Resources after receiving this conditional offer of employment. Please note that no person to whom the policy applies will be finally employed or permitted to work if they are not fully vaccinated unless they request an exemption and are granted one.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 20161613P

    Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

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