Counselor (located in the Raleigh, NC/Durham, NC/ and Chapel Hill, NC areas) is responsible for supporting the recruitment of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. Reports information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated territory. Responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan. 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, admissions criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs, and student services within the university. Engages high school counselors, community college transfer counselors, alumni employed in the service area high schools and community colleges, and administrators to steward strong relationships with feeder and emerging schools. 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 external 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 or the Director of Admissions.
Contingent upon available funding.
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.
Two to three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
The minimum requirement for this position is graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of related experience. Good communication and interpersonal skills are imperative for this position.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Raleigh
Position Number: 944661
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the quality of the student population. The office processes approximately 36,000 applications yearly, including freshmen, transfers, readmits, visitors and non-degree adult learners. In order to develop an applicant relationship with these individuals, the office is involved in many public relations activities which generate over 100,000 inquiries for additional information and for applications.
The Admissions Office's activities are performed by a staff which includes a substantial operations/processing staff, receptionists/admin assistants, as well as counselors, assistant directors, associate directors, senior associate directors, and director.
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.