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Admissions Counselor for Nursing & Health Sciences

Apply now Job no: 9541
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Admissions, Calendar Year (12-Month), Hybrid


Assists with the recruitment of admissions applicants, processes documentation from prospective students and counsels’ students enrolling in the graduate nursing program and related university undergraduate programs

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Pre-screens and compiles applicant files to departmental program directors
  • Advises students regarding admissions requirements and prerequisite courses as well as communicates with prospective students regarding the admissions process
  • Monitors progress of student candidates through the admissions process and follows up as necessary
  • Creates reports to discern applicant progress and understand the enrolled student's status for dissemination to administrators
  • Serves as the university’s applicant database liaison
  • Utilizes the applicant database to determine the applicant’s status, communications and compiles reports
  • Communicates and supports prospective students to maintain complete with their applications, financial aid and enrollment processes
  • Plans and supports on-campus programming in partnership with appropriate faculty members and other university departments; as needed
  • Represents the university in various recruitment activities, such as; attendance at conferences, fairs, events and marketing, both internally and externally, to assist in the recruitment of new students
  • Collaborates with departmental leadership to maintain consistent with outreaches, marketing and programming
  • Maintains records of recruitment efforts and applicant correspondence per department guidelines
  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of department budget
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Moderate amount of experience working in communications, marketing, counseling or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or a related field of study
  • Experience with graduate admissions, health science programs or Slate software


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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