University of Dallas - Admissions Counselor

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 12:10 PM | Anonymous

Admission Counselor Job Number: 4471UD 

Undergraduate Admission & Financial Aid Date 

Posted: 21 December 2017 


The University of Dallas is a private university that leads in academics and has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities in the country, holding a place on both U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West and Forbes’ Best Value Colleges. We thrive on professional development, a family-oriented environment, our rich traditions and exceptional employee benefits. 


UD is currently seeking an Admission Counselor to recruit qualified students for admission and enrollment to the University of Dallas within assigned territory. This individual will have the opportunity to travel to off-campus recruitment events, evaluate application files for admission decisions, meet with students in person, conduct on-campus admission presentations to groups of students/ parents, and contact students and parents via phone, email and mail. 


 Nurture, build, and sustain ongoing professional relationships with prospective students and those who influence them to achieve assigned enrollment management objectives. 

 Research the potential for travel and recruiting programs, develop a plan for off-campus activities to achieve enrollment management objectives most effectively, present this plan for the Director’s approval, and then execute the approved plan within the approved budget. 

 Monitor the inquiry, prospect, application, and deposit numbers to focus on attaining assigned objectives. 

 Ensure that all inbound and outbound communication with prospects and applicants is recorded using office protocol. 

 Evaluate applications for admission and make each admit/deny decision using discretionary professional judgment about the applicant’s academic preparation, academic work ethic, and fit for the academic programs at the University of Dallas. 

 Communicate with prospective students about financial aid, financial resources, and how to pay for college. 

 This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. 


 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. 

 A combination of relevant education, credentials, and experience demonstrating a mastery of budgeting, forecasting or modeling competencies at the advanced level is admissible. 

 Ability to develop, collect, analyze, and interpret data used for student recruitment. 

 Ability to learn and use complex relational databases in routine performance of daily job functions. 

 Proficiency in MS Office Systems required (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 


 Experience with university administrative database preferred (e.g., Slate, Banner). 


 The work requires a valid Texas driver’s license with a favorable driving record. 

 The position requires travel within assigned territory for 10-12 weeks in a calendar year, and the ability to work evenings, partial weekends, and campus visit programs as needed for success.


 UD provides competitive pay and benefits, including eligibility to participate in medical, dental, life and disability insurance; employee events; a health and wellness program; a free fitness center; competitive leave programs; free tuition for employees and their families; and matching retirement plan contributions. 

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The University of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The university does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, age or disability in the administration of its employment practices.

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