Admissions Counselor

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for recruiting and enrolling new students to Sierra Nevada College. The Admissions Counselor is a professional who recruits and represents SNC Tahoe to high school students within their given territory, and builds relationships with key high school personnel and the community. This self-motivated person will have excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with telephone sales and marketing procedures, preferably in higher education systems.

  • Develop and follow new student applicant leads to achieve SNC recruitment goals
  • Visit High Schools and Junior Colleges to meet with guidance counselors and students
  • Travel to and participate in College Fairs
  • Management of electronic and print communication flow
  • Maintain call logs and other records of telemarketing activities
  • Assist the admissions office in planning on and off campus admissions events
  • Interview students applying for admission to SNC and give campus tours
  • Participate in various special events and projects related to admissions
  • Prepare and give group presentations on admissions-related topics
  • Maintain and manage quality data in the admissions CRM and SIS
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • College degree required
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to interact and build rapport with the prospective student and their families to assist them in understanding the enrollment process
  • Working knowledge of data base and software programs to enter, track and maintain student information
  • Previous sales or higher education admissions experience preferred
  • Ability to load and travel with admissions materials, displays, and other equipment
  • Some evening, weekend, and holiday hours required, especially during the travel season
  • Fingerprint and valid driver’s license check required as a condition of employment.
Pay Range by Qualifications: DOE $35,000 – $37,200 annually (exempt)
Benefits: Generous health, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, and sick leave benefits
To Apply:

Please upload your resume, cover letter, list of at least three professional references, and any other documentation to our online application. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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Sierra Nevada College is an Equal Opportunity Employer