The Admissions Counselor position is responsible for the continued promotion of Lee University to actively recruit and communicate with prospective students and their families. This is a full-time, salaried, twelve month position, and the individual must be able and willing to work special events and participate in recruitment travel which will include evenings and weekends. This position will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Ability to provide excellent customer service through both verbal and written communication
- Multi-task oriented
- Possess exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
- Maintain professional image and a strong work ethic
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn required programs such as Outlook and Salesforce.
The specific job functions of this position may include but are not limited to the following:
- Develop and maintain relationships with prospective students and applicants and assist throughout the admissions process
- Work to meet jointly set application goal for assigned territory
- Able to travel extensively for various recruitment events including, but not limited to, college fairs, high school visits, church visits, Winterfest, and Link-Up events to represent Lee University
- Ability to work extra hours during special on-campus events such as registration, Lee Day, Frontline, and assigned weeknights to contact prospective students
- Communicate effectively with high school students and parents via personal meetings, phone calls, emails, and texting
- Conduct campus tour meetings and follow-up with personal notes and/or letters
- Prepare detailed weekly reports tracking contact numbers, application numbers, and daily tasks
- Maintain detailed student records and interactions with prospective students using TargetX/Salesforce
- Supervise student worker responsibilities
- Perform all other duties assigned by the Director of Admissions
This position requires the individual to drive to recruitment events locally and across the United States, and they must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.