Hiram College invites applications for a position in the Office of Admission to be filled for an entry level Admission Counselor.
Hiram College, established in 1850 as the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, is a nationally respected private residential liberal arts college located 30 miles from Cleveland in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation is routine. The College’s distinctive academic calendar, the Hiram Plan, offers students the opportunity each semester for a 3-week intensive course, study abroad/away program, internship or research experience.
Admission officers are responsible for enrolling an academically capable and multifaceted freshman class. As such they must possess superior interpersonal and public speaking skills; writing ability; strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills; and organizational talent, including the ability to manage time, prioritize work, and adeptly switch focus on multiple tasks. The ability to work as part of a team and the confidence to work independently is expected. High energy and a strong work ethic are essential; creative initiative, a sense of humor and the ability to work with diverse individuals and a variety of constituents are valued. Demonstrated success in recruiting and a deep understanding and appreciation of a liberal arts environment are distinct bonuses. Career interest and full-time work experience in admission or related areas is preferred. In addition to general counseling duties, the position requires involvement in and coordination of ongoing admission programs and projects; assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, and be willing to travel. Required by starting date: Bachelor’s degree and driver’s license.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to HR@hiram.edu with “Admission Officer Search Committee Chairperson” in the subject line. Title and salary will be based upon skills and experience. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled without further notice.
Hiram College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.