At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
Clarke University is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Graduate Admissions Counselor. This position is instrumental in representing Clarke University in various contexts.
The new team member will play a key role in the enrollment department. They will manage and work in collaboration with others including staff, faculty, administration, and alumni, to ensure Clarke University meets the diverse needs of incoming graduate students. Clarke University seeks individuals who are committed to creating an inclusive community.
Essential duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the day to day operations of graduate admissions to develop and influence outcome-focused recruitment strategies.
Support and execute the annual recruitment plan that will include varying communication strategies as well as attending on and off-campus recruitment events. To include by not limited to college fairs, career fairs, professional conferences, and class room visits.
Carry out planned activities aimed at generating interest in the University, disseminating accurate information, and encouraging campus visitation and enrollment.
Participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of procedures and strategies within the Admissions Office.
Develops and maintains strong relationships and open communication with graduate faculty, staff, students, and administrators to best serve graduate students and meet the needs of the university.
Collaborate with Deans, department Chairs, and graduate Directors to market, recruit, enroll and retain graduate students.
Regional travel is required for this position.
Qualifications, Experience and Skill Requirements:
Minimum of three years of experience, preferably in sales and/or the graduate admission population
Self-motivated and customer-focused
Strong interpersonal, written communication, and presentation skills
Excellent time management skills and can readily adapt to shifting priorities
Works well with others and appropriately gives and takes feedback
Experience with CRM databases preferred, such as Slate and Centralized Application System.
A valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance is required for this position due to travel
To apply, please upload your cover letter and resume online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
Clarke University is a leading independent, coeducational, Catholic university with majors in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Maryin Dubuque, Iowa, Clarke University is an intimate learning community that lives practically by four Core Values: Education, Charity, Justice, and Freedom. These values emanate from its founder, Mary Frances Clarke, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and those who follow their example to provide learning experiences that are relevant and forward looking. The Clarke Compass, designed for undergraduate students, integrates the liberal arts, experiential learning, major courses of study, cocurricular offerings and the Core Values to produce career-and life-ready graduates who service the Common Good, defined as that which all members of society need in order to live healthy, fulfilling lives.