Concord University

Concord University

Admissions Counselor

United States

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Position Information

Job Category Staff

Position Title Admissions Counselor Working Title Admissions Counselor Scheduled Hours Per Week Salary FLSA Status Exempt

Job Summary

Job Summary

The admissions counselor will recruit potential students and assist them and their families in the areas of admissions, financial aid, scholarships and registration.

The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds and a variety of interpersonal skills to interact appropriately in situations ranging from large meetings to individual appointments.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • The individual will travel extensively both in-state and out-of-state for the purpose of general student recruitment.
  • Represents the university at various off-campus events on weekends. Duties will involve the collection of contact and academic information, disbursal of recruitment material as well as answering questions and establishing a dialogue with potential students.
  • Specifically information to be disbursed will include but not limited to admissions procedures, financial aid, scholarships, unique educational opportunity programs, campus events, and general information concerning degree programs.
  • This position is also expected to provide such information and to establish professional relationships with key high school counselors and personnel.
  • Reviews prospective students applications and directs them to the appropriate sources for guidance on courses of study, financial aid, scholarships, or other information.
  • Meets with prospective students and answers questions about the university, areas of study, and opportunities for students.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of recruitment and other admissions activities and special projects
  • % of Time 50 Duty/Responsibility

    Counselor will assist in the areas of but not limited to the evaluation of high school transcripts, GPA conversion, and the maintenance of communication with applicants.

    % of Time 10 Duty/Responsibility

    General counseling to students and their families concerning the financial aid process, financial aid awards, and the status of individual applications for financial aid as well as providing general financial aid awareness through participation in workshops as needed.

    Position is also expected to work with the Director of Financial Aid to assist in the key, peak times.

    % of Time 15 Duty/Responsibility

    Assist families, students, campus offices and outside organizations with on site campus visits, which include but are not limited to campus tours, and meetings with faculty and staff.

    % of Time 15 Duty/Responsibility

    Counselor will assist with the Scholars of Distinction program, Discover Days, Open Houses, SAT prep program and other programs in maintaining student contact and assisting with the organization attendant with allied on campus programs.

    % of Time 10


    Minimum Education Bachelor's

    Required Licenses/Certification

    A bachelor's degree with general knowledge of higher education, marketing, and recruitment is required.

    A valid driver's license is required.

    Required Skills

  • Specific knowledge of college policies and procedures, college curriculum, admissions requirements, and financial aid procedures.
  • Basic computer and travel skills, knowledge of the Banner database management system or the ability to learn such quickly.
  • Great team player and attitude
  • Ability to drive and travel extensively
  • Required Experience

    Type of experience Needed Financial aid and admissions procedures

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) None, up to 6 months Type of experience Needed Large and small group presentations/public relations

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) Over 1 Year, up to 2 years Type of experience Needed Basic computer applications

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) Over 1 Year, up to 2 years

    Posting Detail Information

    Close Date

    Open Until Filled Yes Additional Information

    Concord University is a small public, comprehensive institution with an enrollment of around 1800 students. The University is located in a scenic, small-town setting in the mountains of southern West Virginia with access to year-round outdoor recreation activities.

    Concord has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad representation of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Applications will only be accepted through Concord University's online application site at https: // Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Concord University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

    Quick Link to Posting https: //

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
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    Admissions Counselor


    Concord University


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 10, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

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