Admissions Counselor
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Bridgewater College - Bridgewater, VA
Full Time

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities for Admissions Counselor include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement an active prospective student recruitment plan. 
    • Maintain accurate fact-book records detailing past admission application history with prospective student trends.
    • Plan, schedule and execute an effective data driven fall and spring travel focused in assigned in-state and out-of-state territories.
    • Build working relationships with key high school stake holders within assigned in-state and out-of-state territories.
  • Process completed applications
    • Evaluate high school credentials of completed applications from assigned in-state and out-of-state territories to determine admission status. 
    •  Serve as the primary back-up to one fellow Admissions Counselor to aide in the evaluation of high school credentials of completed applications.
  • Participate in on- and off-campus recruitment events during traditional and non-traditional work hours and on the weekends.
    • On-campus events: Open Houses, Saturday rotation, Admitted Students Day, Prospective Eagles Day, Private College Week, New Student Orientations, Spring Sophomore/Junior Visits
    • Off-campus events: off-campus reception and send-off parties.
  • Actively seek professional development opportunities.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to prospective students and their families during campus visits.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and social media; experience with CRM software is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to convey the value of a liberal arts education through excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of presenting to diverse audiences in a variety of venues.
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Poses strong organizational skills and ability to focus on details.
  • Have high levels of energy, enthusiasm and professionalism.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: humanresources@bridgewater.edu  

 

APPLICATION: Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers and attach a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference. The letters of reference can be uploaded with the resume or emailed to humanresources@bridgewater.edu

 

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position is open until filled.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Email humanresources@bridgewater.edu.

 

COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Bridgewater College, an equal opportunity provider and employer, is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or any characteristic protected by law.

 

The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years. The reports are available at https://bridgewater.box.com/s/4ma6tlh30y8cat9un192ugo3dm6n29y9

To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761 

 

 

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