The Admission Counselor reports directly to the Senior Director of Enrollment Management. In collaboration with the Senior Director of Enrollment Management, the Admission Counselor offers input in the design, execution and assessment of a comprehensive recruitment plan. The successful candidate will serve as the primary field representative through a range of recruitment activities with stated benchmarks/objectives for the purpose of increasing applications and enrollment from the Chicago metropolitan area.
To this end, the Admission Counselor will foster relationships with key influencer contacts as outlined in the institutional strategic plan, facilitate CTU’s presence at conferences and exhibits, actively manage a set of inquiries from initial interest through application, and assist with the coordination of recruitment and orientation events.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in Theology or Ministry preferred.
Familiarity with and/or awareness of higher education context, enrollment operations and education for ministry and theology.
Extensive local/regional/national travel is required on a weekly basis.
Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for CTU’s Catholic context and particular mission.
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement institutional recruitment processes, policies and procedures.
Collaborative and team-oriented approach in a fast-paced admissions office setting.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated computer skills: Microsoft Office, database and web applications
Superior communication skills: writing and speaking, interpersonal and group presentations
Internal Number: 7733715484
About Catholic Theological Union
Catholic Theological Union is one of the largest Roman Catholic graduate schools of theology and ministry in the United States with a diverse and international student body and a variety of academic and pastoral programs at the masters and doctoral level.