Williams Baptist University seeks applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor.  Admissions Counselors at WBU are responsible for recruiting students and guiding them through the admissions process.  This is a full-time position, and some travel will be required.  This position answers to the Director of Admissions.

University Description
Founded in 1941, Williams Baptist University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). It is located in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, and has an average enrollment of 500 students. Owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, the University takes seriously its identity as a Christian institution in the Baptist tradition. We are committed to producing exceptional graduates prepared to competently engage local and global cultures through a Christ-centered worldview. We accomplish this by providing an excellent, holistically Christian, liberal arts education while compassionately shaping student lives. More information about the University’s history, mission, and vision can be reviewed on this website.

 

 

Admissions Counselor

Classification

    • Exempt

Reports to

    • Director of Admissions

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for:

    • Recruiting high school students to attend Williams from a strategic territory
    • Individual tours with prospective students and families
    • Assist with special events, group tours, and other activities
    • Extensive travel to recruiting territory including: college fairs, high schools, and churches
    • Assist with bulk mail outs and promotional pieces
    • Manage and update appropriate databases
    • Public speaking at recruitment functions
    • Excellent knowledge and the ability to articulate all areas of college life including/but not limited to: admissions, scholarship/financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and student affairs, and campus ministries
    • Assisting with social media and digital marketing efforts

Essential Functions

    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competencies

    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently and with a team
    • Proficient with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)

Supervisory Responsibility

    • None

Work Environment

    • Inside and Outside

Physical Demands

    • Ability to lift or move objects up to 25 lbs.
    • Ability to sit- frequently
    • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
    • Ability to walk reasonable distances
    • Ability to bend or stoop
    • Ability to climb or reach overhead
    • Ability to communicate via speech, hearing and sight
    • Ability to drive a car

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

    • Full time, typical work hours.

Travel

    • 25% Travel. Overnight travel expected.

Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    • N/A

AAP/EEO Statement

    • Per WBC Policy

Other Duties

    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Application
Applicants must be individuals of the highest Christian character, competent professionals, and servant leaders.  Applicants should complete WBU’s online application at this link and then email a resume, statement of faith and references to hr@williamsbu.edu.  A review of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position is scheduled to begin at the start of this summer.