Admissions Counselor

Details

  • Salary Range: $48,000 - $52,000 per year
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Department: Admissions
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

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This position serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students throughout the admission processes, acting as an advisor to prospects and applicants from early recruitment all the way to application evaluation and admission.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Thoroughly understand NUNM, degree programs, and student experience.
  2. Serve as an advocate for prospective students throughout the admission process until matriculation.
  3. Coordinate new, transfer, second-degree, and international admission processes.
  4. Manage communication plans to develop relationships with prospective students, applicants and admitted candidates.
  5. Contribute to the gradual increase the number of applications and matriculates.
  6. Provide support to faculty, when needed, as part of recruitment events.
  7. Serve as a member of the Admission Committee: evaluate application files to determine eligibility for campus interview, conduct interviews, assess applicants’ qualifications, and ensure that all application requirements and documentation required for matriculation are met.
  8. Maintain accurate records in CRM (Radius) and hard files and regularly perform quality control checks on student files to assure compliance with institutional, state, and federal record-keeping provisions and compliance with current enrollment standards.
  9. Represent NUNM at in-person and virtual university/college fairs during Fall and Spring recruitment seasons, traveling locally, regionally, and nationally, as appropriate, to events, conducting or hosting pre-health program visits, prospective student information sessions, and health fairs.
  10. Research and understand regional awareness of natural medicine, and help educate and inform the public on NUNM’s degree programs and field.
  11. Assist the AVPME in coordinating and implementing assigned aspects of admissions marketing and outreach; responsible for researching and drafting recruitment material for prospective students and interested applicants to NUNM.
  12. Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with FERPA as well as other federal and state laws.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.

One (1) or more years of graduate admissions experience and/or a Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, or related field preferred.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires own vehicle transportation, a valid driver’s license, and car insurance acceptable to University’s insurance provider.

Must be willing to travel for extended periods and occasionally work evenings and weekends.

 

PAY AND BENEFITS

  • $48,000.00 – $50,000.00 aper year base salary
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition assistance

 

 

This in-person position will be based at our campus in Portland, Oregon.