Job Details

Admission Counselor

Warner Pacific University, Portland, Oregon

Job - Education

Close Date: 06/30/2019

Warner Pacific University’s Mission: Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, Liberal Arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary Description: The Admission Counselor is a full-time, benefit eligible position reporting to the Director of Admission for Professional and Graduate Studies. This is a sales position, primarily responsible for recruiting students to achieve enrollment goals for specific programs in the Professional and Graduate Studies division.

Essential Functions:

Develop and implement recruitment strategies for the assigned programs to generate inquiries, applications and commitments that lead to achieving enrollment goals.
Exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding recruitment strategies for assigned programs, student contacts, and student relationship development.
Coordinate and evaluate admissions events and strategies including program effectiveness, assess outcomes, determine cost analyses, and develop improved programming to achieve enrollment goals.
Organize and execute daily, weekly and long-term activity for appointments, interviews, enrollments and follow up with students.
Present school with intent to recruit at local events such as corporate partnership meetings, education fairs and other community activities to generate interest in the University.
Advise students of admission requirements, transfer guidelines, financial aid, etc.
Complete out of office travel for admissions-related events pertinent to assigned programs.
Be present in the office on a daily basis (unless arrangements are made with the employee’s direct supervisor.)
Abide by NACAC and NACCAP Principles of Good Practice.
Contribute to the support and implementation of the University Strategic Plan.
Participate in Warner Pacific University professional development opportunities.
Adhere to University policies and procedures.
Demonstrate a commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the University and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
Exhibits commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree required.
Experience working in a professional office environment.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently.
Committed to the transformational value of higher education.
Ability to promote the values of higher education in interactions with students.
Possess a high degree of empathy and customer service experience.
Team player with interpersonal strengths.
Ability to adapt and work effectively in a varied-paced or fast-paced environment.
Valid driver’s license and ability to travel.
Ability to work longer hours during busier recruitment/admissions periods.
Excellent self-motivation, written communication skills, and the ability to work well with faculty, staff, and students.
Excellence in effective oral communication and public presentations.
Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and the Internet.
Ability to work some evenings in addition to normal office hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday
Preferred Qualifications:

Proven success and consistent track record of achieving recruitment/sales goals.
Fluent in Spanish language, both conversational and written.
CRM knowledge and experience.
Physical Demands – Work Environment:

The position is located in a typical office environment. Professional/business casual attire is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Warner Pacific provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status and any other status protected by laws and regulations to which Warner Pacific is subject. All employment decisions, including hiring, promotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, and terminations are made in a manner that does not discriminate against individuals in the categories discussed above. Because Warner Pacific is a Christian liberal arts University, the University exercises its legal right to hire Christian employees to fulfill its mission and purpose.

Commitment to Diversity:

Warner Pacific University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. Inquiries are encouraged from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

To Apply: In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application, and submit the following:

Cover letter with names/contact information for three professional references

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