Job opening

Admissions counselor

Bluffton University seeks a full-time undergraduate admissions counselor. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have strong interpersonal and group communication skills and possess a competitive spirit and sales orientation. The candidate should be multiculturally competent and dedicated to Bluffton's goal of creating a diverse learning environment. A bachelor's degree is required. Previous sales and/or college admissions experience preferred.

Coordination of all recruitment activities for students living in the counselor's selected territory. Traveling up to eight weeks in the fall and two 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.  Occasional overnight travel is required.

About the university:
Bluffton University is a residential, liberal arts university affiliated with Mennonite Church USA and has a total enrollment of more than 1,100 students. Bluffton's program is built upon the enduring values of discovery, community, respect and service. We seek to continue to build on our diverse community.

Consideration of applications begins July 27, 2015, 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
• completed supplementary application

Derek Stemen
Director of Admissions
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.