Anderson University’s Department of Admissions invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Admission Counselor. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University seeks a candidate with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.
The Admission Counselor will provide personalized support for prospective students and parents who are interested in applying for admission to the university, and will advise, develop, and guide students through the admission process. Primary responsibilities include monitoring and reviewing potential prospects, inquiries, application and other admission documents through daily communication with potential students via phone or email; assisting admitted students with the next steps of enrollment, such as, required documents for the financial aid and scholarship process, housing applications, orientation registration, and other related duties. Additionally, this position will also focus on developing and coordinating minority and multi-ethnic recruitment efforts and will provide assistance to the Associate Vice President, Dean of Traditional of Admission efforts in implementing best practices in the area of diversity, community, and inclusion within the Office of Traditional Admission. Candidates must effectively be able to effectively collaborate with the Office of Financial Aid, University Registrar, Residence Life, and other university departments. Occasional travel may be required.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and related experience. Excellent oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills required. Candidates must be able to work with a diverse student population and demonstrate a commitment to the holistic development of students. A proven ability to work independently and be self-driven is essential.
To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references and an Anderson University Staff Application to: Jobsinadmisson@andersonuniversity.edu
Electronic submissions are preferred.
About our Commitment to Diversity
Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.
The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, Anderson University was also recognized as a Top Tier Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, who also ranked AU the seventh “Most Innovative School” among Regional Universities in the South. AU is a two-time recipient of Apple's Distinguished School recognition, one of just a handful of universities in the world to achieve this. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation.