The Admissions Counselor is responsible for supporting the recruitment of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at East Carolina University.
Responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan in a territory designated by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment. Reports information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated territory. Presents information sessions at East Carolina University and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs, and other special events. Advises and counsels prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at East Carolina University, admission criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university. Engages high school counselors and administrators to steward strong relationships with feeder and emerging schools. Travels in NC and other states 4-6 weeks per year. Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates. Assists in the development, maintenance and execution of the office's communication plan for prospective and admitted students, online resources for internal and eternal constituents and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions handbook. Evaluates applications and participates in recruitment activities. Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the recruiter and banner systems through which information is stored and managed. Represents the office of Undergraduate Admissions at university meetings and committees where appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment and/or the Director of Admissions.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and one year of related experience. Communication and interpersonal skills are imperative for this position.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 002208
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, precollege, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.