Undergraduate Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

California Baptist University
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$60,000 – $65,000
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Undergraduate Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Posting Number S1224P Pay Range

The compensation for this appointment will range from $60,000 – $65,000 and reflects what California Baptist University reasonably expects to pay for this staff appointment. Actual compensation may vary based on the qualifications and experience of the applicant, as well as market conditions. In addition to wages, CBU offers a robust suite of employee benefits.

Position Summary Information


Develop, implement, and manage the admission recruitment program for the traditional undergraduate program designed to attract the best possible pool of candidates in support of the school's enrollment objectives. Designs and coordinates admissions outreach services and associated events. Establishes and delivers a wide range of advisement and liaison services. Participates in or oversees the evaluation of applicant files for admissions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recruits new students in the United States with an emphasis in California.
  • Travel to, from, and within assigned recruiting territories, understanding that the length of trips may vary.
  • Visit high school campuses, community colleges, churches, youth camps, and affiliate association and state youth events.
  • Plan, arrange, and implements a personal recruitment schedule.
  • Advises students and families regarding educational opportunities and options, admission and other requirements, policies and procedures, transfer of credit, and financial assistance, as appropriate.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates programs, special projects and events, and other initiatives geared to recruiting students within targeted populations and facilitating admission into the undergraduate programs at California Baptist University.
  • Analyzes trends in student recruitment and retention programs and participates in the establishment and implementation of recruitment and retention strategies, resources, policies, and procedures.
  • Gives presentations for and in various settings such as parent nights in high schools or churches, community colleges, community groups, on-campus informational meetings, and other public audiences.
  • Assists with creating and distributing a range of resources and promotional materials designed for the recruitment and retention of students in targeted groups.
  • Reviews individual applications and evaluates candidates for admission eligibility; troubleshoots applications with problems and oversees and/or coordinates communications with applicants.
  • Maintains communication via telephone, correspondence, and/or electronic mail with prospective students through all stages of the recruitment, admission, and enrollment process.
  • Keep accurate records of recruiting activities and contacts.
  • Assist with other student service projects and events as requested.
  • Achieves aggressive monthly recruiting goals.
  • Interacts regularly with CBU's enrollment leadership team to develop recruiting strategies and partnerships.
  • The position will require evening and weekend work and travel. A valid driver's license, a good driving record, and reliable transportation are required.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
  • Ability to exercise interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with prospective students and their families, faculty, staff and other external contacts.
  • Able to professionally represent University in marketing and public relations activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including public speaking skills.
  • Must possess strong detail and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks under deadline stresses.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Excellent telephone courtesy, knowledge, and experience.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university required. One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of additional education, experience and/or training.

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 02/15/2023

    Remove from Web Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Nondiscrimination Statement

    State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

    Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.calbaptist.edu/postings/7760

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a Christian?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you attend church regularly?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If no, please explain (required):
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
  • Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
  • No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Other Document
  • Other Document 2
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