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Admissions Counselor (Visit Team)-Marquette University

December 04, 2018 8:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Admissions Counselor is an official representative of the university. This individual is involved with recruitment

of prospective students by means of contact with high school guidance and career counselors, college fairs,

informational sessions and meeting with prospective parents, students and others regarding admissions to Marquette.

The Admissions Counselor will be asked to represent Marquette University to prospective parents and students, answering admissions related phone calls, travel to an assigned domestic territory (to be determined), visiting high schools, community-based organizations, group presentations, attendance at on-campus events, and general participation in counseling activities in the day-to-day operations of the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Duties and Responsibilities        

1.           Review applications for admission and scholarship decisions; offer or decline applications based on review by other counselors and a review committee member.

2.           Serve as a member of the Visit Team, supporting the planning and execution of large and small scale on-campus programming.

3.           Answer prospective student inquiries (phone, email, and letter).

4.           Represent the university to prospective students throughout the country through off-site recruitment activities (high school visits, college fairs, information nights, hotel interviews).

5.           Conduct informational/evaluative interviews with prospective students (freshman and transfers) and their families who visit the Marquette campus.

6.           Increase the quality of university relations with assigned Milwaukee-area high schools’ college guidance departments.

7.           Represent the university to prospective students at on-site open house programs.

8.           Continuous updating of personal knowledge base about the university and its position in the marketplace, especially the university’s points of distinction, as well as those of its competitors (i.e. meetings).

9.           Serve as (or provide assistance to) the liaison between the admissions office and some of the university’s schools, colleges or departments

10.         Manage or support recruitment activities in geographical territories.

11.         Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to travel including some weekends and evenings.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities             

  • One year of admissions related experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Additionally, preference is given to individuals with experience planning and executing large and small-scale events.

To apply, please visit:

© Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling
PO Box 279, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-0279
(800) 829-0176 / (847) 577-2953

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