Eckerd College
  • - Admission and Financial Aid
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

TITLE: ADMISSION COUNSELOR
DEPARTMENT: Admission Office
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL TIME
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Director of Admission

JOB PURPOSE: Eckerd College seeks an articulate, responsible, high-energy person for the position of Admission Counselor. This position is involved in all aspects of territory management.

Responsibilities include interviewing and recruiting prospective students and their parents; reviewing and evaluating admission files; utilizing effective communication and relationship building with prospective students by letter, phone and e-mail; explaining and discussing financial aid processes and financial aid packages for new students; assisting with office event planning, research and publication projects. Ability to represent the College and articulate the value of a liberal arts degree to various external constituencies such as prospective students and their parents, secondary school guidance counselors and teachers, influencers of prospective students, and others. Extensive travel required. A Spanish speaker is highly desired.

QUALIFICATIONS
Work Experience: Previous admission experience helpful, but not required.
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Licenses: Valid driver's license.
Desired Work Traits:
• Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds including staff, faculty, and students.
• A high energy individual with a strong commitment to Eckerd College and a liberal arts education.
• An engaging personality who can be a self-starter.
• Excellent organizational skills
• Basic computer knowledge.
Communication/Interpersonal Skills:
• Well-developed interpersonal skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Fluency in Spanish preferred, but not required.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Seasonal evening and weekend work. Required travel to participate in college fairs, high school visits, and off-campus programs.

TO APPLY, SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME VIA ONLINE APPLICATION

The review of applications will begin with a desired June 1 start date.




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