Admissions Counselor - Level I

Job ID: 
Admissions Counselor - Level I
Institution: 
Covenant College
Location: 
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Position Summary

Admissions Counselors are responsible to the Director and Assistant Director of Admissions for the development, implementation, and success of a yearly strategic student recruitment plan in his/her assigned region.

This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are; while on campus, Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm (3x/week) and 1:00pm to 9:00pm (2x/week). Be available to work some weekends. Desire to travel and represent Covenant to a variety of constituencies in a number of diverse settings.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for moving a segment of regional student prospects to matriculants.
  • Held accountable for measurable yields and all necessary communication to affect the College’s overall recruitment goals.
  • Develop a yearly, region-specific, recruiting plan to induce intentional and strategic communication with student prospects and their families, regular travel, volunteer engagement, and relationships with key constituents.
  • Manage strategic working relationships with select group of churches, high schools, and alumni in a particular region.
  • Build a strong support network with Covenant with Covenant’s owning denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), and specific Parachurch organizations such as Mission to the World (MTW), The Gospel Coalition (TGC), Youth Excelling in Leadership (YXL), Association of Christian Schools International (A.C.S.I.) and other like minded organizations.
  • Generate short and long-term assignments by successfully managing personal time and resources, including supervising a team of student admissions assistants as fulfilled by the student work study program, assisting with admissions events, and other such projects.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director of Admissions.

Competencies

  • Ability to create and sphere of influence with a wide variety of student prospects. Proactive process-oriented and excited to work towards individual goals; able to work as a member of a team with ownership of an office and institution-wde goals.
  • Ability and desire to work with students from racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong personal oral and written communication skills.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Working knowledge of Google applications and MS Office programs, word-processing and computer aptitude.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Graduate of Covenant College

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • An acceptance of, and commitment to, Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, scripture and the mission and purpose of Covenant College.
  • Working knowledge of Covenant College’s philosophy of education, history, and academic and co-curricular programs. Familiarity with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

Physical Work Environment

  • Remain in a stationary position for at least 50% of the work day
  • Frequently move items weighing no more than 15 pounds.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Before being considered, an applicant will need to submit:
  • Letter of interest.
  • Résumé, including contact information for three references.
  • A statement of faith, sharing about his or her ongoing walk with Christ.

Submit all documents to: employment@covenant.edu

Dr. Scott Quatro

Dr. Scott Quatro discusses Covenant’s motto and how it is put into practice across the disciplines and departments.
Taken the evening of 10.13.2013 by Matt McLelland.