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Job No. 148975

  • Job Title:
  • Admission/Senior Admission Counselor
  • Employer:
  • Miami University-Oxford
  • Location:
  • Oxford , OH
  • Posting Date:
  • 15-Mar-2023
  • Description:
  • Job Summary:

    Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as an admission counselor for first-year recruitment. In partnership with admission team members, the admission counselor will play an integral role in meeting enrollment goals and assume the management of a first-year recruitment territory to include 6-8 weeks of travel, application review, and relationship management.

    In addition to assigned territory management and collaboration on admission events and programs, this position will assist with the recruitment of underrepresented and international students. The admission counselor will provide assistance with and coordination of on- and off-campus visits and events, including high school counselor and pre-college programs (Bridges, Summer Scholars), and manage Miami’s group visit program.

    This position is eligible for remote work on a hybrid basis. Remote work is not a right, but a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

    Duties/Physical Demands:
    Develop a working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities, and policies and communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, and other key influencers. (20%)

    Communicate to constituents within the territory, provide presentations, and routinely fulfill counselor-on-duty responsibilities. Build and maintain relationships with high schools and community-based organizations within assigned territory. (20%)

    Manage assigned recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of recruitment travel, through the use of market research and other admission data; prepare statistical reports and analyses. (20%)

    Participate in assigned electronic file review for undergraduate domestic and international first-year admission, Honors programs, and pre-college programs, adhering to all review deadlines. (20%)

    Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events, high school counselor programs, and high-ability programming. (10%)

    Other duties as assigned. (10%)

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Must be able to work some evenings, perform overnight and some weekend travel, lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials, and possess a valid driver’s license.

    Desired Qualifications:
    Master's Degree
    1-2 years of experience in higher education, recruitment, marketing, or another related field
    Experience with customer relations database (Slate)
    Experience working with school counselors, community-based organizations, alumni volunteers
    Event planning experience
    Data analysis experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    The ideal candidate will be politically savvy and diplomatic, demonstrate a proven positive work ethic and attitude, possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, dynamic group presentation skills, and proven commitment and ability to work with diverse constituencies.
    Must be able to work independently and as a team member, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with high attention to detail.
  •  Contact information:
  • Miami University-Oxford
  • Oxford, OH 45056
  • United States
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