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Admission Counselor & Coordinator of Diversity Outreach

OPEN ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION applicants, please view the Wilmington College website for details and application instructions.

Wilmington College is accepting applications for the position of Admission Counselor & Coordinator of Diversity Outreach on our main campus in Wilmington. This is a full time, exempt level position.

As an Admission Counselor, this position is responsible for leading prospective students through the admission, financial aid, and class registration process in order to matriculate at Wilmington College. Tasks include, but are not limited to: traveling to high schools, attending college fairs, attending recruiting events on and off campus (including overnight stays), processing admission files, communicating with perspective students and families, visiting with prospective students and families, providing and providing campus tours.  An admission counselor at Wilmington College is charged with managing a recruitment territory and meeting institutional goals.

As Coordinator of Diversity Outreach, this position is responsible for leading the diversity outreach team for the Office of Admissions. Will collaborate with departments and offices across campus to enhance outreach and recruitment efforts to diverse student populations. Will serve as the primary coordinator for access organizations including on-campus presentations and travel responsibilities.

Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree and experience in higher education. Experience with diversity outreach and college access in secondary or higher education desired. Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively across cultures with a diverse population. Demonstrated organization ability, including effective time management skills and ability to prioritize in a multi-task work environment. Good computer skills with use of MS Office, web applications and database experience is helpful.  Ability to travel for recruitment events. Familiarity with higher education admission and/or financial aid is preferred. Willingness to work evenings and weekends as schedule and work load dictates.

The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the scope of responsibilities and desired qualifications described in the position announcement, a resume, and a list of three references with their email address, a phone number, and an address. Electronic applications and nominations (in MS Word or PDF) should be sent to­­­­­­­­­­­