Job opening

Admissions counselor

Bluffton University seeks a full-time admissions counselor. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have strong interpersonal and group communication skills and possess a competitive spirit and sales orientation. A bachelor's degree is required.  Previous sales and/or college admissions experience preferred.

Coordination of all recruitment activities for first time undergraduate students; traveling approximately 12 weeks in the fall and three weeks in the spring for recruitment; coordinating church and high school visits; representing Bluffton at college fairs, conferences and other church-related functions and locations including camps; maintaining contact with various university constituencies including prospective students and their parents, guidance counselors, alumni, pastors, etc.; conducting campus interviews and tours with prospective students; regular telephone and electronic communication with prospective students; hiring and supervising student interns; other admissions responsibilities as assigned by the director of admissions. Frequent evening and weekend hours required.

Consideration of applications begins March 1, 2016, and continues until an appointment is made.

Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office below:

• letter of interest
• resume
• three letters of reference
• completed Bluffton employment application form

Robin Hopkins
Director of Admissions
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church.