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Admission Counselor

Hanover College
Job Location:
Admissions and Enrollment

Primary Function: The admission counselor is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment efforts in the assigned territory.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Proactively recruit and assist prospective high school students (via e-mail, phone, virtual information sessions, walk-ins, scheduled appointments, and/or recruiting events).
  • Follow up with inquiries, applicants, admits and deposits to provide continuous communication, support and direction.
  • Planning and execution of travel and office-wide recruitment efforts to assigned geographic territories. The expected timeframe for travel is up to 6-8 weeks in the fall and 2-3 weeks in the spring.
  • Represent the institution at college fairs, community-based organizations, and high schools; communicate with prospective students, parents, and high school counselors to facilitate recruitment efforts.
  • Participate in visitor experience by conducting individual interviews, group presentations and information sessions. This would include in-office meetings and on/off campus events held during normal business hours, some evenings and weekends.
  • Application Management: Read and evaluate admission applications for geographic territories. Assist in holistic application review; assist in follow-up for application completion.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of financial aid programs and policies in order to communicate with students/parents and assist in the yield process.
  • Represent the Office of Admission with campus constituents including but not limited to: Athletics, Faculty, Alumni, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Financial Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for appropriate use of college credit card during travel and accurate expense reporting using Certify.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Promote a positive image of Hanover College and represent the College in accordance with the College’s mission, principles, and strategic plan.
  • Support and is an advocate for the College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, goals, and mission.
  • Perform/complete other projects and tasks assigned by Executive Director of Admission.


I. Education, Certifications, Training, Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous admission experience preferred.

Skills, Competencies, Abilities

  • Knowledge of Slate or other CRM systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Adaptability to be successful in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Valid driver’s license, excellent driving skills and comfortable in various driving conditions/environments.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Able to make decisions and respond to challenges quickly and with ease.
  • Professional appearance and dress.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and complete confidentiality when counseling students and/or parents.
  • Possess initiative, enthusiasm, and punctuality.
  • Ability to be organized and flexible with time and tasks.
  • Must be committed to team participation and success.
  • Able to sit/stand/walk for extended periods.
  • Able to work in a stressful and time sensitive environment.
  • Able to multitask and pay close attention to detail.
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