Admission Counselor

McKendree University, a selective private liberal arts university with a total enrollment of over 2,500 students, welcomes applications for an Admission Counselor in the Office of Admission.  Located in Lebanon, Illinois, McKendree is consistently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as “A Great College to Work For”. 

Reporting to the Director of Admission, the Admission Counselor will be responsible for managing a recruitment territory, the development of recruiting strategies, regional and local travel, communication with high school and community college counselors, application review, on-campus interviews, and providing follow-up to students concerning admission, financial aid and registration matters. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently with little supervision while also being a team player, have the energy and flexibility to coordinate multiple assignments, and work under pressure in a demanding, goal-driven environment.  The position will require some evening and weekend work as well as travel with occasional overnight stays.

A bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license and vehicle are all required.  Experience working in higher education admission or related work experience preferred.  Salary and benefits are competitive. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job ADM72 with current email address, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources, hr@mckendree.edu EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled Employer.