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Admission Counselor - Admissions (full-time)

September 25, 2020


Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Admission Counselor in the Enrollment Management office. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package. This position reports to the Director of Admission, ultimately reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate as a team member in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and enrollment of first-year students in a goal-oriented setting.
  • Develop and implement outreach programming both virtually and in-person to reach high school students, parents, guidance officers, teachers and other influencers of college choice. When possible, travel in a geographically assigned territory; usually 6-8 weeks in the fall and 3-4 weeks in the spring.
  • Review and evaluate application materials in a thorough and timely manner, recommending admission and eligibility for academic scholarship in keeping with established guidelines.
  • Represent the College during high school visits and college fair programs.
  • Communicate in person, through social media and email, on the telephone, and through mailings with students, families and counselors.
  • Conduct on- and off-campus interviews with prospective students and applicants.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of campus and off-campus events, often enlisting the help of alumni volunteers in target cities nationwide.
  • Assist with enrollment-related projects.
  • Must be willing to work occasionally on nights and weekends.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to enthusiastically promote the value of an Earlham liberal arts education to students, their families, and centers of influence.
  • Commit to understanding and supporting Earlham’s historic Quaker influence and supporting principles and practices.  
  • Project a professional image of the College.
  • Demonstrate strong writing, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent time and organizational management skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with MS Office applications and social media platforms.
  • Ability to learn Ellucian Banner and Slate CRM software.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Employment or volunteer experience in a college admissions office will be considered.
  • Familiarity with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is beneficial, but not required.

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, statement on diversity, resume, and contact information for three references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone:  765-983-1393

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.