DPT/OTD Admissions Counselor

Recruitment | Marketing | Coordination of Admissions Processes

This position provides marketing, recruitment, and coordination of admissions processes for the Departments of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.


  • Assists the Admissions Committee Chairs of the DPT and OTD Departments
  • Maintains contemporary knowledge and responds to current trends in professional admissions
  • Makes recommendations to Admissions Committee for policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Develops a strategic plan for marketing programs that align with DPT and OTD Programs
  • Coordinates, hosts, and attends targeted recruitment activities
  • Supports undergraduate admissions for aspiring students interested in physical and occupational therapy
  • Occasional weekend, night, and travel may be required
  • Supports undergraduate student pathway development and advisement for pre-PT and pre-OT students
  • Communicates consistently with prospective students, applicants, and advisors
  • Coordinates and executes processes throughout the application cycles
  • Manages admissions databases
  • Manages the enrollment of accepted candidates into the DPT and OTD programs
  • Supports assessment and report generation processes by accreditation, departmental, and University requirements
  • Attends and reports at departmental Admissions Committee meetings
  • Other admission duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility to adjust to business needs
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of Outlook, Word, and Excel

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED (but not required):

  • Working knowledge of database management
  • Marketing experience
  • Event coordination experience
  • Higher education admissions experience

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer.