The Admissions Counselor in Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for managing a geographical territory and recruiting prospective students to Baylor, selecting applicants who are academically prepared to succeed and who are a good fit for the university to enroll the desired quality and quantity of future Baylor graduates. This position is based in Waco, Texas.
A Bachelor's Degree and an active Christian faith is required. One to two years of experience is preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
A valid Texas Driver License with a clear driving record of at least two years is required.
Must be able to travel out of the state of Texas.
All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Manage a geographic territory and strategically work with prospective students within that territory from point of inquiry to final matriculation, using geo demographic research, historical data, funnel reports and current enrollment trends.
Manage daily correspondence, telephone follow-up, e-mails, and inquiries pertaining to prospective students. Implement targeted calling/e-mail/mail campaigns to shape enrollment goals. Meet with prospective students or groups in office visits.
Complete application files for review using advanced knowledge of Banner/Bearhaus.
Review complete files, make admission/rejection recommendations, prepare files for admissions committee review. Counsel students regarding final college decisions.
Strategize travel within territory to build a prospect pool of prospective applicants. Plan/host small group events & rallies regarding admissions process & targeting prospective students in the territory.
Assist in creating & staffing outstanding on-campus events, offer admissions presentations, & meet with students/families for tours as needed.
Assist in executing the Enrollment plan by serving in various admissions committees/initiatives. Assist with Undergraduate Admissions office duties as needed.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with University policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.