Admissions Counselor

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville seeks an admissions counselor. The new admissions counselor will be an important part of the admissions team which provides strategic direction and leadership for the planning, administration, and management of all aspects of UACCB’s campus-wide student recruitment and admissions programs.

Duties

Conducts regular visits to targeted high schools recruiting prospective students; represents UACCB at college and career days and fairs; presents programs targeted at the recruitment of returning students; processes documents for prospective students; assists with the training and supervision of student ambassadors; maintains regular contact with high school counselors; provides admissions and career counseling to prospective students; assists with the coordination of UACCB preview days; conducts campus tours; and performs any aspect of the recruitment and admission of new and returning students. This position also requires attendance at various evening activities and events. Some limited overnight travel is required.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to communicate effectively in writing and in public presentation settings; self-starter; highly motivated to recruit both traditional and non-traditional students; and knowledge of and/or experience working with a comprehensive, multifaceted information system. Applicants must be able to qualify to drive on state business. One to two years of experience in a direct college admissions role is preferred.

Starting salary is $30,000 plus an excellent fringe benefits package that includes healthcare and retirement.

To Apply: Please submit, along with an application, a letter of application (cover letter), resume, at least 3 professional references and copies of all college transcripts. Applicants may complete an electronic application and upload all requested items at https://hrapp.uaccb.edu or all application documents may be mailed to:  UACCB, Human Resources, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville, AR 72503.  UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background check will be performed. Review of applications will begin October 27, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.