Chatham University — Undergraduate Admission Counselor

Chatham University has an immediate opening for an Undergraduate Admission Counselor in the University’s Enrollment Management department. The Undergraduate Admission Counselor reports to the Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment.

This position serves as a member of the Office of Enrollment Management Team and is primarily responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students in order to achieve institutional goals.

This vacant position will add to Chatham’s mission “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Minimum of two years of admissions, or admission recruitment-related experience.
  • Prior enrollment or student ambassador experience with undergraduate populations is preferred.
  • Experience with selective academic and athletic recruitment practices is preferred. 
  • Required skills include proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to quickly learn and utilize proprietary educational software, basic math ability, and excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population

Admission Counselor Responsibilities: 

  • Manages outreach, recruitment, travel, and student engagement within an assigned territory in order to meet goals.
  • Makes regular reports concerning the status of recruitment and the current enrollment of undergraduate students. 
  • Plans own travel and conducts visits to high schools, college fairs, community colleges, and community-based organizations or businesses in order to recruit prospective students. 
  • Conducts Admission and Financial Aid presentations at on-site visits and manages financial aid counseling with admitted students and their parents/guardians.
  • This position requires daytime and overnight travel during the year. Evening and weekend hours are required during peak seasons in order to meet enrollment goals and participate in recruitment and student engagement events. 

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, and–as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)–is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. 

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA–one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns–Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. 

For a complete job description and to apply visit:
www.chatham.edu/careers
Follow the instructions to complete the application process

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented.

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