Admissions Counselor Marian University's Ancilla College
As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University's Ancilla College is seeking an Admissions Counselor. The Admissions Counselor actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.This person must be self-motivated, a relationship-driven problem solver that recruits and counsels' prospective students and families through the enrollment process. Admissions Counselors are required to be outstanding communicators, effective promoters of Marian University's Ancilla College, and efficient managers of multiple information systems. The Admissions Counselor must be professional, prompt, and personable to visitors, students, parents, local school officials and staff.
Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
Travel to represent Marian University's Ancilla College to high schools, college fairs, businesses, community organizations, libraries, etc
Presenting to small and large groups
Campus tours and interviews with prospective students
Knowledge of financial aid and all educational offerings at Marian University
A high level of interaction and sustained relationships with prospective students and families through regular communication via phone, text, email, and supporting communication
The ability to interact with prospective students and families of diverse backgrounds
Implementing a comprehensive communication plan
Review of applications
Assisting with the planning and execution of recruiting initiatives
Advising students about various programs and courses available at Marian University's Ancilla College and the career opportunities associated with the program
Assist with orientation and other events for newly recruited students and guiding them through the various processes involved
Professionally representing Marian University's Ancilla College at different college fairs and networking events
Add and update student recruitment and admissions data as needed within the student information system
Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends
Other duties as assigned
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have:
Knowledge of offerings and commitment to the mission of Marian University
Excellent customer service, presentation, verbal/written communication, time management, and organization skills
The ability to interact effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, and external constituents
A high level of energy and self-motivation
The ability to think critically and solve complex problems
A high degree of integrity, professionalism, customer service, and confidentiality