Admission Counselor

  • Butte-Glenn Community College
  • Winter Park, FL, USA
  • Jun 16, 2022
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description

Admission Counselor

Job no: 493328
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Admissions
Division: Enrollment Management and Marketing

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities.

For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a "Great College to Work For". Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

Our Service Excellence Philosophy:
At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

Benefits & Perks to a Rollins College Career:
• 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
• 11 Days - Paid Holidays
• 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
• Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
• 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
• 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
• Domestic Partner Benefits
• 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
• Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
• FREE On-Campus Parking
• FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
• FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
• Pet Insurance
• 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
• Plus More!

Additional Perks:
• Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
• FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
• IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
• College Bookstore Discounts
• Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
• Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
• Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Rollins College Admission Team is seeking an Admission Counselor to join their team! Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Admission, the Admission Counselor aids in all aspects of the admission process from initial recruitment of prospective students to the review and assessment of applications. In addition to conducting large and small group information sessions on the Rollins campus, the Admission Counselor will travel to meet with students, parents, and guidance counselors. Counselors also participate in the admission selection process and host on campus events for prospective and accepted students.

• Participate in the selection of candidates for admission by reviewing and evaluating applications.
• Develop professional relationships with prospective students and their families and high school counselors in assigned territories.
• Communicate with prospective students, parents, and high school counselor by phone, email, and in-person and virtual meetings to guide them through the admission and enrollment process.
• Travel to designated territories to recruit prospective students through in-person and virtual college fairs and high school visits with guidance counselors and students. Maintain accurate records on all recruitment and yield activities.
• Conduct large and small group information sessions for prospective students and families.
• Oversee and participate in special programs and projects.
• Conduct interviews with admission candidates.
• Develop recruitment strategies to target specific student populations.
• Conduct guided campus tours when student tour guides are not available.
• Establish and maintain effective positive and collegial working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications & Skillsets:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Knowledge of college admission processes.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word.
• High level proficiency in conversational, written, and oral presentation skills.
• Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.
• Exceptional organizational and time/project management skills with the ability to prioritize, balance, and possess the aptitude for detail oriented tasks.
• A positive, can-do attitude with a proactive approach to achieving goals and student-centric mindset.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills to represent the College in a positive way to diverse populations.
• Must have the ability to work independently, as well as with team of colleagues, possessing strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• A commitment to diversity and an ability to work constructively with a variety of constituents.
• Possess a valid driver's license, or ability to obtain an Florida driver's license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of college admission processes and admission experience.
• Experience working in a higher education setting.
• Knowledge of Rollins College and Winter Park/Orlando area.

Work Environment:
• Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
• Work requires visual strain and use of computer.
• Ability to travel extensively by car or plane for recruitment is required. Heavy travel season is typically in the Fall traveling, up to 30% of time during the year, with flexibility to travel additionally when needed.
• Evenings and weekends as appropriate and required (i.e.: evening recruitment events, weekend scholarship events, open house events for prospective and admitted students, etc.)

Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About the Admission Team:
To learn more about the Admission Team at Rollins College, please visit:

About Rollins College:
Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Service Months: 12

Advertised: 09 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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