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Human Resources

Admission Counselor (4 positions)

Date Opened: 4-9-2014
Closing Date: when filled

Southwestern University invites applications for an Admission Counselor position (4 positions). This is a full-time, year around position reporting to the Director of Admission. The Admission Counselor will represent Southwestern University to students and families via email, telephone and written forms of communication in addition to college night presentations, information sessions and personal interviews.  Additional responsibilities include: reviewing and evaluating applications and engaging in admission programs to present the mission of Southwestern University.  The work typically encompasses a traditional work day, but nights, weekend and business-related travel are common.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the position will also include administrative responsibilities, to be determined by the Dean and senior members of the admission staff based upon the candidate’s strengths and the needs of the organization.

Minimum qualifications include:  a bachelor’s degree, preferably from a school similar to Southwestern University; excellent written and oral communication skills including an affable nature; ability to appreciate and articulate the benefits of a national, residential, liberal arts and sciences college with high academic standards.  A valid driver’s license and lifting boxes over 25 lbs is also required.

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates.  Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education.   Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia.  For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at

Interested persons may submit letter of interest, resume, the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references, and salary history and expectation to: Admission Counselor, Job # 574, Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX  78627-0770 or FAX:  512-863-1880 or e-mail to:

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Only those resumes that include all the information requested will be considered. Please no third party submissions. All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process.  Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F

Posted April 09, 2014.