Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women, is located in Macon, Georgia, 70 miles south of Atlanta. Wesleyan was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare students to live purposeful and connected lives. Strengths of this small liberal arts college are our diverse student population and our commitment to liberal arts and justice throughout our curriculum. Faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, diversity, and community.
Wesleyan College seeks a Senior Admissions Counselor to be a part of its growing admissions team. This position is essential to supporting the mission and enrollment goals of Wesleyan. They are expected to implement key strategic recruitment strategies focused on growth and developing new domestic markets. The manager will develop relationships with key stakeholders in education and community in order to introduce Wesleyan to a greater pool of students. They will work closely with the President’s Office, Financial Aid, Athletics and Faculty to develop strategies to present their message to new audiences.
Develops networks of counselors, principals, community partners and other organizations that have access to students who might be interested in attending the College.
Working closely with the Office of the President, works to manage the President’s visits to schools and other key recruitment events ensuring travel, speaking notes and other logistics are in order and there is a plan for proper follow up.
Works with Financial Aid to develop ways to communicate to students effectively about their options for paying for College.
Liaises with the Athletics department coaches to ensure they are supported in their efforts to recruit new athletics.
Collaborates with parents/guardians to assist students with educational and career planning
Participates in public speaking events to effectively tell the story of the institution
Assists with the implementation of on-campus recruitment events such as preview days, scholarship day and orientation
Stays up-to-date with College admissions standards, academic and student programming, news and social media
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Experience working for an educational institution or working in the admissions office of a liberal arts college
Ability to work independently on essential functions, with minimal supervision
Ability to speak in public before both small and large audiences
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
Substantial interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
This position requires the ability to travel and to load and transport admissions, materials, displays and other equipment.
To apply for this position, upload a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually. Posting may close as soon as an applicant pool is identified.
Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.
Wesleyan College is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening as a condition of employment.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, individuals will be required to provide proof of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States upon acceptance of an employment offer. In addition, employment is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check.