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Admissions Counselor

Holy Family University
Job Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Admissions and Enrollment
Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will be responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students to the institution. Duties include representing the university at various off-campus events, application/prospect management, conducting interviews, and coordinating special recruitment programs and events. 

Candidates must be open to working a flexible schedule that will include evening and weekend work during certain times of the year. A valid driver’s license in good standing and ability to travel via automobile for extensive regional travel is required.

Employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Articulate the university’s admissions process, programs and mission to prospective students and their families.
  • Manage assigned travel territory and meet assigned enrollment goals.
  • Evaluate and manage all applicants assigned by territory/major. This includes but is not exclusive to meetings, interviews, phone calls, e-mails and text messages in an effort to make the admissions process as smooth as possible for all students. Timely review and assessment for all applications assigned is required.
  • Assist with the planning of recruitment events sponsored by the Undergraduate Admissions Office which may include both on and off campus programs.
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport and relationship with counselors and teachers in the assigned schools including community colleges.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • 1 -2 years of experience in admissions or closely related area.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, goal driven work environment.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications along with experience with CRM software is preferred.
  • The ability to lift 25-50 lbs. waist high.
  • Transportation is required for offsite recruitment, with the ability to drive long periods of time.
  • Regional travel may include overnight stays for recruitment events, meetings and conferences.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required including evening and weekend work.
Qualified candidates may apply by sending a resume, a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above and desired salary to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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