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Admissions Counselor, Part-time

Job ID: 
Admissions Counselor, Part-time
Institution: 
Covenant College
Location: 
Lookout Mountain, Georgia
 
FLSA Classification
Non-Exempt
 
Status/Hours
Part-Time, 20 hrs per week
 
Reports to
Associate Director of Admissions

POSITION SUMMARY

The Admissions Counselor is responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions for the development, implementation, and success of a yearly strategic student recruitment plan in his/her assigned region.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Move a segment of regional student prospects to matriculates, being held accountable for measurable yields and all necessary communication to affect the overall college recruitment goals.
  • Develop and/or implement a yearly, region specific recruiting plan that includes intentional and strategic communication with student prospects and their families, regular travel, volunteer engagement, and relationships with key constituents. 
  • Manage strategic working relationships with a select group of churches, high schools and alumni in a particular region. Build a strong support network with Covenant’s owning denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), and like minded para-church organizations.
  • Fulfill other such duties as assigned by the Director and/or Associate Director of Admissions.

COMPETENCIES
  • Ability to create a 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 office and institution-wide goals.
  • Ability and desire to work with students from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong personal communication skills; word-processing and computer aptitude.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to be flexible with a changing workload.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree; graduate of Covenant College strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Covenant’s philosophy of education, history, academic and co-curricular program, and core learning outcomes. Strong understanding of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and its core doctrines.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of Covenant College
  • Must be able to assent to Covenant College’s Staff Commitments.

PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • Remain in a stationary position at least 90% of the work day.
  • Lifting: occasionally; classified as light, lifting or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) up to 10 lbs.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the 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