VACANCY: Graduate Admissions Counselor, Concordia University Irvine, Irvine, CA

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Type: Full-Time
Salary: $24-$25 per hour
Posted: 05/18/2023
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Category: Admissions and Enrollment

The Graduate Admissions Counselor is responsible for managing recruitment and admissions activities related to all assigned programs. The Counselor will be responsible for cultivating and managing inquiries, helping prospective students through the admissions process, and conducting student appointments in order to successfully meet targeted recruitment goals. The Admissions Counselor is essentially the “sales representative” for the university.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  1. Represents the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and activities
  2. In coordination with the Director of Graduate and Adult Admissions, plan and implement recruitment strategies and activities to find, attract, and recruit new students to the university
  3. Advises prospective students regarding educational opportunities, admissions requirements, and policies and procedures, as appropriate
  4. Actively manage prospective student inquiries and applications via telephone, email, text message, etc. for all assigned programs
  5. Create and update student information utilizing the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program
  6. Logs and maintains all communication with prospective students
  7. Presents program and admissions information to prospective students at information sessions and conferences – some travel will be required
  8. Meets aggressive enrollment goals for each start term
  9. Works collaboratively with appropriate CUI personnel to grow and improve academic programs
  10. Helps run and organize the admissions interviews
  11. Assists in developing and maintaining admissions materials
  12. Utilizes effective communication skills with faculty, staff, and students; as well as, all off-campus constituents
  13. Supports, and contributes to, the mission and vision of Concordia University Irvine
  14. Some evening and weekend hours, as needed
  15. Other Duties as may be assigned

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university. Master’s Degree preferred. Experience in higher education admissions preferred.
  • Be able to represent Concordia University in a variety of situations
  • Possess excellent communication skills (interpersonal, public address, and written communication)
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and be able to work unsupervised
  • Possess strong analytical abilities, leadership and management skills
  • Be a problem solver
  • Have the training skills and ability to motivate others
  • Competent and comfortable with Salesforce, Banner, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Be willing to travel
  • Be committed to the vision, mission, and ministry of Concordia University Irvine

Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However, Concordia University Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employs only those individuals who meet the religious membership requirements established by the University.

Apply on institution’s website

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