The Office of Undergraduate Admission in Enrollment Management is seeking to fill an admission Counselor position with a highly motivated and accomplished candidate who shares our commitment to excellence. Serving on the front lines of the Admission team, Admission Counselors participate in, and contribute to, all aspects of recruitment and admission of transfer students. Specific responsibilities include representing the University to prospective students and families both on and off campus; providing information regarding University programs, services and resources; reviewing applications for freshman and transfer admission and making admissions decisions; conducting admissions workshops and presentations, managing a recruitment territory; and developing and maintaining strong professional relationships with Community College Partners and high school and community college counselors. Admission Counselors also participate in a wide array of special projects that contribute to the overall success of the admissions office, and the University. Weekend and evening work is required. Fairly extensive travel is required.
Bachelor Degree required. Two years experience in an admission office or similar setting which could include work as a graduate or undergraduate student. Candidates should also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding organizational skills, a willingness to travel, the ability to work independently and within a team, flexibility, a strong work ethic, and the capacity to work effectively with diverse constituencies. Must also be available to work evenings and weekends, during peak times. A valid driver’s license is required.
To learn more and apply: University of Maryland College Park Employment Site | Admissions Counselor (umd.edu)