Reports to: Assistant Director, Transfer Admission; Assistant Director, Freshman Admissions
Positions supervised: N/A
The transfer admissions counselor is responsible for managing all aspects of admissions and enrollment for prospective students, as well as applicants to the university. Duties include, but are not limited to, recruiting new students, collecting and documenting all admission submissions, and conducting financial aid packaging.
Manages recruitment and admissions processes
Assists in managing day-to-day functionality of office environment at St. Charles and other university affiliated campuses
Creates financial award packages for new students, in collaboration with Financial Services’ office and university’s institutional aid policy
Represents university admissions at school visits, community events, college fairs, and all other recruitment initiatives
Meets recruitment goals and adheres to department policies for student outreach
Meets with students and prospective families to explain program offerings, completes new student paperwork, reviews admissibility standards, determines all financial aid qualifications/awards, and prepares financial packages for each student in a timely and professional manner.
Provides a professional level of service for all faculty, staff, students, and administration, inclusive of external partners
Leads campus tours and student appointments
Serves as university liaison for new students, external parties, and all essential university departments
Required Qualifications –An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered (additional requirements may be designated by position).
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum of 2 years of experience in sales or customer service required
Valid driver’s license required
Experience in post-secondary education and recruitment is preferred
Master’s degree preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Knowledge of comprehensive bachelor degree programs and knowledge of marketing and public relations principles
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact with candidates, their families, and community partners
Excellent attention to detail
Organized and able to multitask
Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to use good judgment, think critically, and communicate effectively
Knowledge of general office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and internet
Lindenwood University is an equal opportunity employer.
Additional Salary Information: - Benefits -
o Tuition Reimbursement
o Member of the CIC & TE tuition programs
o Medical Insurance through United Health Care
o Direct Path
o Voluntary Vision
o Voluntary Dental
o Flexible Spending Account
o Wellness Program through Lindenwell
o Discounts on Club Fitness and Planet Fitness memberships
o Discount at AT&T
o 25% discount off purchases at any Pedestal dining location on the St. Charles and Belleville campuses during fall and spring semesters
o Two free tickets to student productions at the J. Scheidegger Center
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.