Admissions Counselor

Northern Kentucky University
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34,379
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Working Title Admissions Counselor

Department Admissions Compensation Title Position Number 30000437 and 30000436 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Mon-Fri 8:15-4:30 PM and select evening and weekends.

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

The Admissions Counselor will participate in recruitment efforts of all learners (freshmen, transfers, post-traditional, first-generation, low- income, underrepresented, full-time and part-time students).

Will counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU including conducting individual and group information sessions and provide tours of the campus.

The Counselor represents NKU at high school and college day/night programs; manages a defined recruitment territory to include (30-40) high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel, develop partnerships with community agencies and groups and aids in the retention efforts in cooperation with the Center for Student Inclusiveness.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage a defined recruitment territory (30-40 high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel) and develop partnerships with community agencies and groups.

  • Will utilize the CRM (Client Relationship Management System) to manage their recruitment territory.

  • Counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU, assist with customer service for prospective students and respond to the Office of Admissions email accounts.

  • Conduct individual and group information sessions and provide occasional tours of campus.

  • Counselors will assist with all recruitment and yield initiatives for diverse and underrepresented students/families.

  • Develop key contacts in the community that support prospective students.

  • Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and superior customer service experience.

  • Experience and interest in working with prospective students and parents to promote higher education.

  • Extremely detail orientated, diplomatic with an ability to exercise discretion and maintain privacy, critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and prepare and deliver professional presentations.

  • Must have the ability to make accurate and deliberate decisions in an often high-volume work environment.

  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license, access to transportation, be willing to travel, and work required weekends and evenings.

  • Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary Minimum $34,379 Pay Grade S67

    Posting Detail Information

    Requisition Number 2023S1890

    Job Open Date 08/11/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https: // Is this an internal only posting?

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