Transfer Admissions Counselor
The Iowa Wesleyan University Office of Admissions has an immediate opening for the position of Transfer Admissions Counselor. This full-time, 12-month position will work with prospective students seeking admission into Iowa Wesleyan University.
The primary responsibility of a Transfer Admissions Counselor is the recruitment of undergraduate students to Iowa Wesleyan University with a focus on traditional transfer and adult undergraduate students. The Admission Counselor will meet with students in person, conduct on-campus admission presentations to groups of students/parents, and communicate with students and parents via phone, email, and mail to encourage enrollment. This professional will manage an assigned recruitment territory which will include travel to off-campus recruitment events as well as the evaluation of application files for admission decisions. Admission counselors use relational database software to manage recruitment activities and communications. A successful candidate will be expected to provide high quality student service in a fast-paced work environment, meet performance benchmarks, and build quality relationships/partnerships with all constituencies within the Iowa Wesleyan University community, faculty, staff, community college advisors, administrators, and area business professional.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, high level of energy and drive, and an entrepreneurial spirit are required. Attention to detail, ability to work in fast-paced environment and competitive industry are necessary. College admission experience, sales experience, and experience working in a goal-oriented environment are strongly preferred. Excellent oral/written communication skills and group presentation skills required. Excellent technical/computer skills required – including Microsoft Word, Excel, database systems, etc. A mindset for marketing and promotion is very valuable. Ability to travel locally – and valid driver’s license is required. Evening and weekend work required – especially during peak recruitment periods. Commitment to teamwork is essential.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload their letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. No phone calls please; candidates will be contacted if search committee is in need of further information. Iowa Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer.