Clarke University
  • Admissions
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Full Time

At Clarke University, we look for individuals who lead from the heart and embrace our values of education, charity, justice, and freedom. By creating a community focused on care, we empower everyone at Clarke to do and be their best. We offer meaningful work, a safe and friendly work environment, and an outstanding benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays vacation and sick time, and extensive professional development opportunities. So, if you're looking for a place you can make a positive impact, we hope you'll consider our One Clarke, One Community.

Clarke University is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Graduate Admissions Counselor. This position is instrumental in representing Clarke University in various contexts.

The new team member will play a key role in the enrollment department. They will manage and work in collaboration with others including staff, faculty, administration, and alumni, to ensure Clarke University meets the diverse needs of incoming graduate students. Clarke University seeks individuals who are committed to creating an inclusive community.

Essential duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations of graduate admissions to develop and influence outcome-focused recruitment strategies.
  • Support and execute the annual recruitment plan that will include varying communication strategies as well as attending on and off-campus recruitment events. To include by not limited to college fairs, career fairs, professional conferences, and class room visits.
  • Carry out planned activities aimed at generating interest in the University, disseminating accurate information, and encouraging campus visitation and enrollment.
  • Participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of procedures and strategies within the Admissions Office.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships and open communication with graduate faculty, staff, students, and administrators to best serve graduate students and meet the needs of the university.
  • Collaborate with Deans, department Chairs, and graduate Directors to market, recruit, enroll and retain graduate students.
  • Regional travel is required for this position.

Qualifications, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of experience, preferably in sales and/or the graduate admission population
  • Self-motivated and customer-focused
  • Strong interpersonal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills and can readily adapt to shifting priorities
  • Works well with others and appropriately gives and takes feedback
  • Experience with CRM databases preferred, such as Slate and Centralized Application System.
  • A valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance is required for this position due to travel

To apply, please upload your cover letter and resume online at Review of applications will begin immediately.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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