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 Subject : Regional Admission Counselor Fort Lewis College.. 08/04/2017 02:18:59 PM 
Katie Nester
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Regional Admission Counselor
Office of Admission
Fort Lewis College

Position Summary:
Fort Lewis College seeks two admission counselors based in the Front Range area who will be responsible and accountable for freshman and transfer recruiting as assigned by geographic area, academic discipline, and co-curricular program. The positions are temporary, one-year, full-time, salaried exempt staff positions with full benefits package. The persons selected for the position will be outgoing, organized, able to work independently, and travel extensively to achieve recruiting objectives. The position reports to the Director of Admission.

Required Qualifications:
• B.A. or B.S. Degree
• 1 year’s experience in a higher education or secondary education setting
• Ability to self manage, motivate, and advocate
• Effective interpersonal, presentational, and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain accurate records in required formats
• Ability to manage multiple student query and follow up cases
• Technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite, database queries, and digital communications platforms
• Previous experience in event planning
• Ability to work evenings and weekends and travel extensively to fulfill job responsibilities, with trips up to two weeks in length
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to establish and work from an office in one’s home
• Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
• Education, training, and/or experience in sales and marketing

• Develop expertise on assigned geographic areas, academic disciplines, and co-curricular program
• Manage time and allotted financial resources to meet recruiting objectives
• Gather, summarize, and analyze information and prepare written reports
• Schedule high school visits and college fairs and coordinate other outreach activities to prospective freshmen and transfer students
• Present to groups of and meet individually with prospective students and their families
• Develop and maintain relationships with counseling staff, advisors, program faculty and co-curricular sponsors in areas of responsibility
• Develop comprehensive knowledge of all institutional policies, agreements and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

Compensation: $34,000

Application Process:
Electronically submit the following in PDF format:
1. A letter of interest that addresses the required qualifications and responsibilities
2. Resume or CV
3. Contact information of three current, professional references

*Please submit all items together as 1 PDF document.

Submission process:

Email materials to:
Katie Nester
[email protected]

Any inquiries should be addressed to: nester_[email protected]

Applications submitted by August 15, 2017 will be given priority consideration, however the position will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be required to submit official transcripts, provide three written letters of reference, and pass a background check.

Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, political beliefs, gender identity, gender expression, disability, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. People from under‐represented groups are encouraged to apply.

About Fort Lewis College
Fort Lewis College is a public four-year college offering baccalaureate degree programs in STEM, business administration, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 3,500 students from 46 states and 10 nations.
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