The Admissions Counselor is responsible for supporting the recruitment of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at East Carolina University.
Responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan in a territory designated by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment.
Reports information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated territory.
Presents information sessions at East Carolina University and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs, and other special events.
Advises and counsels prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at East Carolina University, admission criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university.
Engages high school counselors and administrators to steward strong relationships with feeder and emerging schools.
Travels in NC and other states 4-6 weeks per year.
Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates.
Assists in the development, maintenance and execution of the office's communication plan for prospective and admitted students, online resources for internal and eternal constituents and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions handbook.
Evaluates applications and participates in recruitment activities. Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the recruiter and banner systems through which information is stored and managed.
Represents the office of Undergraduate Admissions at university meetings and committees where appropriate.
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment and/or the Director of Admissions.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if you are selected as the candidate of choice for this position, an automatic e-mail requesting a letter of reference will be sent to the individuals you listed in the reference section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this employment requirement.
Graduation from a four year college or university and one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
All degrees should come from an appropriately accredited institution and be conferred by the time of hire.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 944653
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the quality of the student population. The office processes approximately 26,000 applications yearly, including freshmen, transfers, readmits, visitors and non-degree adult learners. In order to develop an applicant relationship with these individuals, the office is involved in many public relations activities which generate over 100,000 inquiries for additional information and for applications.
The Admissions Office's activities are performed by a staff which includes a substantial operations/processing staff, receptionists/admin assistants, as well as counselors, assistant directors, associate directors, senior associate directors, and director.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.