Admissions Counselor

Recruiting Students | Develop Strategy | Assist with Related Campus Events

We are looking for an organized, eager, and engaging Admissions Counselor. This is a twelve-month position with primary objective for recruiting targeted students to Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. The counselor will assist in developing and implementing appropriate strategies to meet individual and organized recruiting goals. This includes working with prospective students and their families about their college choice, promoting the University, and assisting in all related campus events.


  • Recruit new students
  • Manage a recruiting territory
  • Some recruiting travel along with evening and weekend work may be required
    • High Schools
    • Fairs
    • Community Colleges
    • Special Events
  •  Coordinate inquiries and initiate the appropriate follow-up for each student
  • Work with student from beginning to end of their enrollment process
    • Assist in answering any questions that the student may have
    • Conduct campus and virtual visits
    • Connect with faculty and staff that may be able to assist
    • Initiate follow-up and communication with student via call, text, and email
  • Assist with special recruiting projects
  • Work closely with support staff
  • Participate in Enrollment Management meetings
  • Complete weekly and monthly progress reports
  • Represent the admissions office in a professional manner on and off campus


  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
    • One or two years related experience or training
    • Sales experience is preferred
  • Computer Knowledge
    • Efficient in Word and Excel
    • Basic typing and calculator skills
    • Ability to adhere to communicate effectively on a variety of platforms
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work and live within a Catholic Franciscan culture of acceptance and service to all

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer.