Aurora University

Transfer Admission Counselor

Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.

Position Purpose: The Transfer Admission Counselor is responsible for recruitment of full-time and part-time transfer students to undergraduate programs. This position also counsels prospective transfer students throughout the admission process

Core Competencies:

  1. Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
  2. Upholds the Mission Statement: Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
  3. Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of university business.
  4. Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Serves as a member of the Transfer Enrollment team. Assumes responsibility for the recruitment of transfer students from assigned territory.
  2. Manages community colleges visits, college fairs, businesses, and other venues, based on past data, for the purpose of recruiting transfer students.
  3. Researches and provides accurate information about Aurora's degree programs and admission procedures for prospective transfer students.
  4. Counsels student applicants concerning admission, financial aid, career planning, and housing options as applicable. Advises prospective transfer students regarding majors at AU according to each student's interests and academic background.
  5. Maintains recruiting operations by following policies and procedures; reporting back any needed changes.
  6. Develops communication strategies that will effectively promote Aurora University and transfer recruitment, including daily and weekly contact management.
  7. Assists the Senior Director of Transfer Enrollment in setting enrollment goals for transfer students, through research on past data and projections.
  8. Recommends and implements strategies to meet enrollment goals for transfer students.
  9. Evaluates college transcripts to determine whether student meets admission guidelines. Reads, interprets, and evaluates students' academic credentials and make admission/denial and scholarship decisions.

Essential Job Requirements:

Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.

Apply to:

Aurora University
Human Resources
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
jobs@aurora.edu - email

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.