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 and marketing procedures, preferably in higher education systems.

  • Develop and follow new student applicant leads to achieve SNC recruitment goals
  • Oversee outreach, travel, and communication with prospective students in the counselor’s admissions territory
  • Visit high schools and junior colleges to meet with guidance counselors and students
  • Travel to and participate in college fairs
  • Manage electronic and print communication flow
  • Maintain call logs and other records of telemarketing and texting activities
  • Meet with students applying for admission to SNC
  • Participate in admissions special events and projects
  • Prepare and give group presentations on admissions-related topics
  • Maintain and manage accurate data in the admissions CRM and college database (SNCSIS)
  • Assist planning on-campus events and organizing campus visits
  • Give campus tours
  • Manage an admissions special project related to the candidate’s skill set (examples: communications and marketing liaison, student ambassador coordinator, campus event manager)
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interact and build rapport with prospective students and their families, to assist them in understanding the enrollment process
  • Working knowledge of database and software programs to enter, track, and maintain prospective 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 $37,200 – $40,000 annually (exempt)
Benefits: Health, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, and sick leave benefits

To Apply:

Please upload your resume, cover letter, list of 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