The University of Cincinnati, division of Enrollment Management, seeks applicants for an Admissions Counselor. This position will be housed on the Uptown Campus located in Cincinnati's Clifton Heights neighborhood.
In collaboration with office leadership and other admissions team members, responsibilities of the position include:
Meet with students, families, and school counselors both in individual and group settings to explain university admissions policies and answer questions about academic programs and campus life
Coordinate student recruitment for an assigned geographical area and represent the university at college fairs, high school visits, and other recruitment and yield events
Evaluate academic records of applicants to determine admissibility
Interpret and apply university policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
Ability and willingness to work some evenings/weekends and some overnight travel
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; OR Associate's degree with three (3) years' experience; OR five (5) years' experience. Experience must be in university admissions and/or counseling high school or college students or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:
Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills
Confidence and the ability to execute projects both independently and as a member of a team
High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the work
Motivation and conflict resolution skills
Commitment to a diverse applicant pool and student body and the ability to work with people from other backgrounds
Experience in the development of school counselor and community college counselor relations.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.