Adult Admissions Counselor

REPORTS TO: Director of Adult Admissions
FLSA: Exempt
DATE MODIFIED: June 27, 2016

SUMMARY:

The Adult Admissions Counselor works with the Director of Adult Admissions and other university Academic and Admissions personnel to develop and execute recruiting strategies aimed at non-traditional adult student populations (both undergraduate and graduate). The AAC reports to the university’s Director of Adult Admissions and works closely with the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Director of Marketing, the Director of the Center for Adult Learning and Leadership (CALL), the Deans of all divisions offering graduate degrees, and any program Directors assigned to specific graduate programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The AAC is subject to all relevant policies outlined in the CCU Employee Handbook and also to any special requirements and policies implemented by the Director of Adult Admissions. The AAC fulfills the following functions in dialogue with the DAA, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Director of Marketing, the Director of the Center for Adult Learning and Leadership (CALL), the Deans of all divisions offering graduate degrees, and any program Directors assigned to specific graduate programs.

  •   Ensure that strategic and missional initiatives identified by the university President are accomplished to the fullest possible extent. In every context and with all constituencies, the AAC is expected to articulate full support for the university’s mission and the President’s vision.
  •   In dialogue with the Director of Adult Admissions and the Seminary Dean, develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the recruitment of Seminary students.
  •   In dialogue with the Director of Adult Admissions and the Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the recruitment of students for the Master of Arts in Counseling program.
  •   In dialogue with the Director of Adult Admissions and the Deans of any relevant divisions, assist in the recruitment of students for any graduate programs offered by other universities in the context of special articulation agreements with CCU.
  •   Assist the Director of Adult Admissions and other university personnel in recruiting efforts for the university’s Center of Adult Leadership and Learning undergraduate programs, and be familiar with all CCU academic programs and admissions procedures relating to CALL.
  •   In dialogue with the Director of Adult Admissions, execute effective recruiting and admissions systems, including systems for identifying leads and tracking the progress of prospects through the various phases of the admissions process.
  •   As needed, assist in the planning and execution of Seminary, MAC, and CALL recruiting and orientation events, on CCU’s campus or/and offsite, including attendance at relevant offsite events (conventions, conferences, etc.).
  •   Work with the Director of the Center for Church Leadership to identify and contact CALL and Seminary prospects within the Center’s network.
  •   As assigned, serve on university committees relating to admissions, academic standards, marketing, or other areas.
  •   Assist the Director of Institutional Effectiveness in compliance reporting relating to graduate admissions.
  •   Respond to all communications from faculty members, department Chairs, students, and all other CCU employees and constituencies in a timely and professional matter.
  •   In all contexts, create and promote a healthy administrative and campus culture characterized by free and open disclosure, a spirit of Christian love and grace, and genuine respect. The AAC is expected to maintain positive and professional relationships with all university personnel, including particularly other members of the academic leadership team.
  •   May perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE. AND SKILLS:

  •   Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred.
  •   Experience in sales, ministry, or/and higher education admissions stronglypreferred.
  •   Knowledgeable of CCU’s constituency generally and the ChristianChurches/Churches of Christ specifically.
  •   Competent in the use of, or capable of being trained in, major software packagesused by the university, including Microsoft Office and Jenzabar.
  •   Able to communicate effectively with a wide constituency, including prospectivestudents and representatives of organizations that might assist in the location ofprospects (e.g., churches, businesses, not for profits).
  •   Entrepreneurial and able to initiate and manage projects.
  •   Able to organize and deliver events.
  •   Able to manage conflict and remain confident in times of crisis.
  •   Compliance with CCU’s ethical and moral standards.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  •   Frequent travel in the Greater Cincinnati area, and sometimes beyond.
  •   Frequent work without close supervision.
  •   Busy office environments.
  •   Ability to work well under pressure.
  •   Evening and/or weekend availability as needed.
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How to Apply

If you would like to apply for one of our open positions, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Cincinnati Christian University
Human Resources
2700 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45204

Fax: (513) 244-8113
Email: hr@CCUniversity.edu


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