The Berry College Office of Admissions invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor; note, applicants with relevant experience will be considered for Assistant Director of Admissions. The successful candidate assembles and analyzes data with the Director and the Admissions Team to define goals for assigned recruiting market regions that align with the overall enrollment goals of the institution. Routine assignments include but are not limited to traveling 4-8 weeks per year, meeting with prospective students and families to discuss admissions processes and student qualifications, holding conversations with families about financial planning for college, leading information sessions, and building relationships with high school counselors and community based organizations. In addition to recruitment, this position could include work with transfer students, communications/publications, web design, social media, data analysis and reporting, inter-departmental liaison relationships, student work supervision, and other responsibilities as assigned.
Applicants must be very motivated, organized and team-oriented. Applicants must be interested in building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive community. Night and weekend work is expected during peak seasons.
Berry College offers industry-leading healthcare benefits, a positive working environment, and excellent retirement plans.
Excellent time management skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Ability to converse with people from all backgrounds
Exceptional written and oral skills
Willingness to trouble-shoot and problem solve
An understanding of the benefits of a liberal arts education
Valid Driver’s License
Fluency in Spanish
1-2 years of experience in a higher education setting
For more than a century, Berry College has emphasized the importance of a comprehensive and balanced education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for meaningful work experience, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others. This commitment to providing a firsthand educational experience – expressed as “Head, Heart and Hands” by college founder Martha Ber...ry – remains just as relevant today as it was when the institution was founded in 1902.
Nationally recognized for both quality and value, Berry is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students that offers exceptional undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and social sciences, as well as undergraduate and master’s level opportunities in business and teacher education. Students are encouraged to enrich their academic studies through participation in one of the nation’s premier on-campus work experience program, and more than 90 percent take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience prior to graduation.