Carlow University invites applications for the position of Adult
Admissions Counselor/Head Women's Basketball Coach. This
position reports to Director of Adult and Graduate
Admissions. This person is responsible for the recruitment of
adult students; meeting prescribed individual program recruitment
goals as designated; developing full knowledge of all University
programs as well as policies/procedures of both the University and
the Admissions Office; and effectively utilizing recruitment
strategies throughout all stages of the recruitment cycle. In
addition, this person will have full responsibility of
administering the Basketball program including recruitment of
qualified student-athletes, hiring and supervision of assistant
coaches, planning practices and scheduling appropriate competitions
under the guidance and direction of the Director of Athletics.
NATURE OF POSITION:
This person will be responsible for recruiting adult transfer
students seeking degree completion, certification, a second degree,
readmission, or guest study and the recruitment of traditional
students to participate in intercollegiate women's basketball at
the University. The successful candidate must be able to manage the
admissions funnel from the inquiry stage through to registration.
This will require the ability to prepare reports, set appointments,
provide assistance with financial aid, and address other concerns
during the enrollment process. The person will also be responsible
for participating actively in team recruitment activities,
including on and off campus programs; assisting in the development
and implementation of marketing/recruiting strategies; and
supporting set office policies and procedures. This position
requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to
work in a high-volume, fast-paced and goal-oriented atmosphere both
independently, and as part of a unified team.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university in a related field.
- Proven sales or admissions experience in a goal-oriented
- Excellent customer service, phone, and organizational skills
- Able to work efficiently in a high-traffic, fast-paced
environment and with a diverse population.
- Available to work evenings and some weekends as required.
- Ability to communicate effectively, in person, with a variety
of constituents - prospective students, Community College transfer
counselors, University faculty, staff and current students - by
telephone and in writing, is essential.
- Computer skills and knowledge or ability and willingness to
learn Microsoft office products is required.
- Ability to travel and to transport self and an extensive supply
of recruitment materials in a timely manner from location to
- Knowledge and/or willingness and ability to learn the financial
- Previous Head Coaching experience, preferably at the Collegiate
1. Meets specific goals in the recruitment of
Adult Students and high school student-athletes via the following
a) Plans and conducts recruitment
presentations at community colleges and high schools.
b) Represents the University at college fairs
and while attending high school & AAU basketball games.
c) Use of telemarketing plan to qualify
inquiries, set appointments, encourage applications, and follow-up
with applicants, admits and deposits, with the constant goal of
moving students along effectively in the admissions process. Heavy
use of CRM to manage this process.
d) Schedules individual campus visits with
prospective students; may include campus tour; meeting with faculty
or staff; providing assistance with the application and/or
financial aid paperwork.
e) Develops effective, sometimes standardized,
written or email correspondence to enhance individual program
2. Provides information on Carlow's academic
programs, admissions process, financial aid and scholarships to
various faculty/staff at community colleges and other academic
institutions within our region. Must be familiar with our
partnership and articulation agreements in order to promote to
students looking for transfer to Carlow from specific
3. Reviews admissions applications and makes
4. Assists students with various aspects of
the financial aid process. Addresses questions regarding the
billing process and any other issues that arise during the
5. Aggressively and proactively monitors and
adjusts progress toward goals.
1. Demonstrates and reflects an understanding
of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow
University and the Sisters of Mercy and the NAIA's Champions of
2. Assumes an active role as part of a
cohesive recruitment team, by:
a) Participating in the on-going development,
implementation and assessment of all recruitment strategies.
b) Participating in the on-going development,
implementation and assessment of efficient and effective office
processes and procedures.
c) Assisting with special project management
d) Actively participating in strategy
meetings, as well as weekly staff meetings.
e) Engaging in professional behavior that
enables the achievement of individual goals while fully and
positively supporting the dynamics and progress of the recruitment
f) Performing other duties or
coordinating special projects as assigned by the Director to
address and develop personal and professional skill areas and
interests, as well as to help meet overall office objectives.
The level and extent to which these projects/areas are assigned,
either as primary or secondary responsibilities, will correspond
with the recruiter's experience, skills, and time management
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest
standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with
integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward
the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or
commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and
Send resume to HR18@carlow.edu.
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our