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Admissions Counselor Jobs in Leavenworth – Kansas – USA at University of Saint Mary

Title: Admissions Counselor

Company: University of Saint Mary

Location: Leavenworth – Kansas – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Education, Teaching

The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university located in Leavenworth, Kansas, just 25 minutes away from Kansas City. For over 90 years, the University of Saint Mary has helped students find their way to meaningful lives and careers through an education that blends the liberal arts and a focus on critical thinking with the development of key professional skills.

USM serves about 1,400 students at its main campus in Leavenworth, its satellite location in Overland Park, as well as online.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Promotes high school and college relations for the Office of Admissions by providing information concerning university admissions policies and procedures to prospective students and families or other interested members of the public.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Explains academic programs, admissions criteria, and financial aid awarding to prospective students and families

Performs continual follow up with interested students through the acceptance and enrollment process for freshmen and transfer students.

Represents the university at high school and college programs and fairs as well as events on campus.

Assists in the development and implementation of admissions marketing techniques and materials

Maintains a favorable liaison with the public as well as the university community

Performs outreach to prospective students through a number of different formats including telecounseling, emailing, and text messaging.

Manages a geographical territory of prospective students

Extensive travel required, including overnights and weekend travel. Overnight travel can account for up to half of your work schedule during the fall recruiting season

Some evenings and weekend shift work

Performs additional duties as reasonably assigned

POSITION

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree.

Previous related experience preferred but not required.

Must havea valid driver’s license.

Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Affinity with the overall mission of the University of Saint Mary.

Effective communication skills to ensure inquiries are appropriately processed

Ability towork with a diverse community

Project a positive, professional, customer focused image for the university.

Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a professional and confidential manner.

Must beable to successfully pass required background screening as appropriate.

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three current professional references.

Saint Mary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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