Admissions Counselor
Job Details
Main Campus - North Canton, OH
Staff (Full-Time)

Position Summary

Walsh University is currently seeking an Admissions Counselor to serve as the primary contact at Walsh University for prospective freshmen students and their families within specific geographic recruitment area, assisting them with the admissions process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned population, including travel activities and developing an inquiry pool, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, and admit to enrollment.
  • Conduct interviews with prospective students and family members who visit campus.
  • Establish relationships with high school guidance counselors and other groups by hosting regional and on-campus visits.
  • Plan and execute approximately 8 to 10 weeks of recruitment travel in an assigned territory through visiting high schools, college fairs and other outreach events.
  • Responsible for attending all on-campus and virtual recruitment events throughout the year.
  • Maintain record comments and applicant progress in the university’s CRM software system.
  • Manage selected student recruitment programs and special projects as assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admissions or Vice President of Enrollment Management

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

Must understand and support the Mission, Vision and Code of Ethical Conduct of Walsh University, as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and possess the following:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required

Skills and abilities:

  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with charity towards students, staff and faculty.  Positive attitude a must.
  • Strong creativity, organization, and planning skills
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours including some nights and weekends
  • Ability to work with others, as well as work independently

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Normal day-to-day functions include sitting, standing, and walking -- between offices and campus buildings.
  • Ability to travel and work non-traditional business hours including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit a completed online application and any additional documents requested by the search/interview committee. This may include resume, unofficial transcripts, etc.

About Walsh University

Walsh University is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and passionate individual who is enthusiastic about the environment found on a private, values based, Catholic liberal arts campus. Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. A commitment to the Judeo Christian tradition, diversity and service learning are critical to the mission of Walsh University.  Walsh University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.