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Admissions Counselor

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Posting Details


Position Title Admissions Counselor
Position number SF3266
Hours per week Varies; Extensive travel required
Posting date 09/12/2017
Closing date 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled No
Job Type Full-Time
Internal Job Category Staff
Position Purpose

Responsible for recruiting and counseling prospective students and general office duties. Provide leadership to other processes as necessary.

Job Functions

Job Function

Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the academic, social, and spiritual composition of Belmont University in order to perpetuate the Belmont vision.

Job Function

Manage the enrollment of students from a particular geographic region including direct visitation, recruiting visits, presentations at high schools in their territory, and appointments with campus visitors.

Job Function

Evaluate credentials of applicants to determine academic and personal compatibility with the goals and mission of Belmont University.

Job Function

Assists with all on campus events. Leads information sessions on campus, participates in all scholarship interview days, and attends Preview Days and Be Belmont Day.

Job Function

Exercise knowledge of financial aid programs available to Belmont University students and provide financial aid counseling to prospective students. Participate in the awarding of merit-based scholarships to admitted students deemed most qualified.

Job Function

Participate in cross-functional improvement teams and initiatives.

Job Function

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Outstanding customer service skills.

Basic knowledge of marketing and higher education.

Ability to apply processes and policies with sensitivity and to make the final decision.

Superior presentation and oral and written communication skills.

Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


Previous private college experience as a student or employee preferred.

Must possess a current valid driver’s license with good driving record.


Bachelor’s degree required.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Extensive travel required. Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision.

Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus.

Additional Information

Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Belmont’s vision is to be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at

Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements.

Attach an electronic version of your resume, cover letter, and response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values statements in order to complete the online application process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Special instructions to applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Response to Mission, Vision and Values
Optional Documents