Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission. The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre College, a four-year private institution that both U.S. News & World Report and Forbes continuously rank among the nation’s top 50 liberal arts colleges, is accepting applications for the position of Admission Counselor.
The Admission Counselor is responsible for counseling and assisting prospective students and their families in the admission process, managing several geographic territories to meet recruitment goals, carrying out daily operations of the office, and the development of projects as assigned. This individual reports to the Associate Dean & Director of Admission.
Essential Job Functions:
Marginal Job Functions:
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree and one to two years related experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required, as well as organizational skills. Candidates should understand the nature and purpose of a residential liberal arts education. Basic computer skills needed to utilize admission specific software, spreadsheets and calendars, and virtual resources. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team is important. Empathy and humor are crucial. Valid driver’s license is required.
Limited pushing and lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs.
Must be able to travel to assigned geographic territory. Mobility on campus necessary.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Associate Dean & Director of Admission
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, Some weekends and evening as necessary..
Relocation is negotiable and travel is required frequently
Number of Openings for this position: 1