Bethel University

  • Enrollment Counselor

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 4:32 PM)
    Position Number
    # of Openings
    Post Trad Admissions
    FLSA Status
    Months per year
    Benefit Eligible
    Benefit Eligible
  • Job Summary

    Recruits new and/or returning students for Bethel University through identifying, qualifying, and cultivating prospective students.


    • Individualized one-to-one recruitment through relationship development and communication with prospective students in specific programs while meeting or exceeding recruitment activity and budget goals. 
    • Process student applications and review files based on admissions requirements. Communicate and record file status to prospective student on a regular basis. Facilitate prospective student’s admissions process in a timely and efficient manner through the admissions funnel using recruiting best practices for adult students. 
    • Execute on and off campus recruitment events to create awareness and interest in Bethel’s degree programs. Recruitment events include: open houses, information sessions, conferences, partner visits, and college visits. 
    • Collaborate with management team, colleagues, and internal partners to successfully assist prospective students during the application process and provide a seamless admission experience.

    Required Skills

    • Must be a proven self-starter able to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Must be detail-oriented and have effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Must know how to use the appropriate communication tools used in the recruitment process — phone, email, chats, text messaging.
    • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple duties.
    • Must show a proven ability to manage details.
    • Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential information in a mature and professional manner.
    • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and an aptitude for workplace technology.
    • Ability to work with students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds assisting them with the admissions process.

    Required Experience

    Two or more years of post-baccalaureate work experience and training in higher education, marketing, or sales is preferred.

    Required Education

    Bachelor's required; Master's preferred.

    Additional Information

    This is a 1 FTE, 12 months per year position. Must be willing to travel and work non-routine hours as needed during certain times of the year. Some weekends and evenings required for recruiting events.


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