Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Columbia


Admissions Counselor Please see Special Instructions for more details. East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAdmissions CounselorPosition Number 944604Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH AdmissionsDepartment Homepage Department ADMISSIONSDivision Academic AffairsClassification Title CounselorWorking Title Admissions CounselorNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeNon-FacultyJob Category Non-Faculty Instructional & ResearchOrganizational Unit OverviewThe Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University’s enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.

Job Duties This Counselor (located in eastern VA) is responsible for supporting the recruitment of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. Reports information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated territory. Presents information sessions at East Carolina University and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs and other special events. Advises and counsels prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at ECU, admission criteria, policies and procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university. Engages high school counselors and administrators to steward strong relationships with feeder and emerging schools. Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates. Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the CRM and Banner systems through which information is stored and managed. Coordinates all electronic admissions data for incoming applications. Reviews application data to determine admissibility and makes decisions based on established criteria from the Director of Admissions. Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at University meetings and committees where appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for Recruitment or the Director of Admissions.

Minimum Education/Experience Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university and one year of related experience. Communication and interpersonal skills are imperative for this position.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation n/a

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education Two years of related experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to ApplicantIn order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 11/26/2019Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 12/10/2019Rank LevelQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Cover Letter
- List of References

Optional Documents
- Additional Document #1
- Additional Document #2
- Additional Document #3
- Licenses/Certifications

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  • crm
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