Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 21-Nov-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants for the full-time, exempt position of Adult Accelerated Admission Counselor at our Madison center location. This position is responsible for recruitment efforts and admissions of non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students and accelerated online students. This position reports to the Director of Accelerated Enrollment as part of the Student Enrollment and Engagement Team. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Recruit, follow-up, and facilitate admission for students from initial inquiry through enrollment
  • Develop an annual recruitment/outreach plan in collaboration with the Director of Community Outreach and Innovation and meet related goals
  • Engage with prospective students via phone, email, chat, text message, and web or in-person appointments for programs that may be offered fully online, face-to-face, or in a blended format
  • Represent Concordia University at college fairs and technical colleges
  • Provide excellent customer service and an exceptional student experience
  • Assist with technology related initiatives such as webinars and online info sessions
  • Work collaboratively with program directors, faculty, students, and staff
  • May perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements include:

  • Excellent communication skills - written and oral, especially public speaking
  • Exceptional phone skills and comfort with a large volume of inbound and outbound calls
  • Experience with admission CRM software, including Recruiter, Aviso, and Banner
  • Ability to work independently and maintain a schedule, as well as work within a team environment
  • Knowledge and skill in the areas of marketing and advertising
  • Knowledge and skill in use of computer and software common to the academic setting
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings, overnight travel may be required
  • Access to a personal automobile

Education and Experience

A bachelor's degree is required. A master's degree or pursuit of is preferred. Three to five years of professional work experience in academic admissions, marketing or sales is required. 

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position. Starting range is dependent upon on individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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