Admissions Counselor

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • 5000 Saint Paul Avenue, Lincoln, NE, USA
  • May 18, 2022
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt. Other Executive

Job Description

Nebraska Wesleyan University seeks a results-oriented professional with a strong work ethic to serve as an Admissions Counselor. The successful candidate will effectively convey the value of a Nebraska Wesleyan educational experience to recruit prospective students to the University. The incumbent will be responsible for duties in areas of Recruitment, Outreach, Forecasting, and Strategic Project Management.  This is a full-time, exempt, year-long position which requires some evening work and travel with overnight stays.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a recruitment territory
  • Work independently, as well as within a team setting, to set and achieve enrollment goals
  • Assist prospective students and parents/guardians by assessing skills and interests and guide them through the enrollment process
  • Work within a team setting to design processes and implement change in real-time
  • Be responsive to the needs of prospective students and parents/guardians in a timely manner, while providing superior customer service
  • Present information and provide guidance on scholarships and financial aid to prospective students and parents/guardians
  • Deliver the benefits of the Nebraska Wesleyan experience during school visits, college fairs, campus visits and through phone and written correspondence
  • Forecast recruitment strategies and enrollment projections by pairing management insights with historical data
  • Balance high level thinking with careful management of details and data for Strategic Project Management and University initiatives

Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree.  Candidates must:

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for recruitment, sales, and a customer service oriented atmosphere
  • Be able to set and achieve enrollment goals
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate organizational skills, be detail oriented, and be flexible
  • Be able to work with and build relationships with prospective students and their families, school counselors, and community leaders
  • Be able to work with and build relationships within the University, including students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain and be responsible for confidential information

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply

To apply, please upload a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume which includes a link to a digital portfolio, a diversity statement, and the names of three professional references at the following URL: https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please visit the NWU website for more information about our institution: nebrwesleyan.edu

Application Details


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Application Deadline

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