Admission Counselor (2 openings)

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Position Title Admission Counselor (2 openings)
Job Category Administrator
Office/Department Admission-Undergraduate
Location Evergreen Main Campus
Staff Job Type Full-time
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
Position Summary and Duties
Represent the University both on and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college search and selection process. Attract and evaluate Loyola University admission candidates, answer questions and advise prospective students and their families on procedures and requirements for admission. Maintain liaison externally with college counselors and internally with many Loyola academic and administrative offices. 
Essential Functions:
  • Counsel prospective applicants on the admission process and opportunities at the university. Provide one-on-one admission counseling to applicants by in-person appointments, phone calls, and emails.
  • Participate in recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories, including travel to distant sites in the state and nationally.
  • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the university positively to diverse populations. Ability to represent the admission profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic.
  • Participate in various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants. 
  • Collaborate with other departments and offices across campus to support recruitment and admission activities. 
  • Assist in the development and delivery of on-campus events and programs for groups and individuals.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for the role.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree required. 1-3 years of relevant work experience required. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software tools and ability to use these programs to create correspondence, promotional materials, and reports. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Travel to remote locations. Must be able to load and transport admission materials, displays, and other equipment, weighing up to 25 pounds. Extensive evening and weekend hours required, especially during the travel season.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in fundraising, student leadership, or related field.
Job Posting Date 06/29/2020
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University Description
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.
Diversity Statement
Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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