Admissions Counselor

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.


Trevecca Nazarene University is growing its traditional undergraduate enrollment. We are seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly capable sales professional who can advance the Traditional Undergraduate Admissions Office’s efforts in recruiting students.

The right candidate is driven, goal-oriented, relational, organized, collaborative and supportive of Trevecca’s Christ-centered focus and denominational stance. The right candidate demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, as well as excellent time management and strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position is a full-time (12-month) exempt position. This position works on campus, not remotely.

Education and Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Preference will be given to Trevecca alumni, but not required.
• Sales experience helpful, but not required
• Experience in higher education is helpful, but not required

Key Results Areas

• Expand the university’s success by meeting enrollment goals.
• Deliver excellent customer service and hospitality to prospective students and their families.
• Drive ongoing communication to prospect pool, successfully moving prospective students and applicants through the admission process.
• Follow designated processes as prompted by CRM (Recruit) for effective/productive communication and recruiting.

Collaborative Team

The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Vice President for Traditional Enrollment, and works collaboratively with:
• Assistant Director of Admissions
• Assistant Director of Admissions for New Student Financial Aid
• Director of University Enrollment Systems
• Other Admissions Counselors
• New Student Financial Aid Counselors
• Office Manager & Hospitality Coordinator

Position Details

This position will contribute significantly to the success of the university by fulfilling the following responsibilities.

Recruitment Responsibilities

• Manages and performs recruitment activities to achieve targeted enrollment goals.
• Develops and maintains relationships with high schools, community partners, educational partners and church leaders with the goal of widening the pool of prospective students.
• Provides input/feedback into the development of marketing materials to drive the Trevecca brand into the home school community.
• Visits and makes presentations to groups and / or individuals at external locations, such as high schools, churches and other community organizations.
• Travels to college fairs in state and out of state (as assigned) during specified college fair season.
• Coordinates webinars and hosts group visits from their designated recruiting territory.
• Provides advice, guidance and assistance to students, parents, guidance counselors and others related to the enrollment and admissions processes. Seeks to help remove barriers to enrollment as they arise.
• Provides information on academic programs and admission eligibility requirements, follows designated recruiting tasks, and keeps detailed documentation of recruitment communication and records for compliance.
• Maintains communication with prospective students via telephone, mail, email and text through all stages of the recruitment and admission process. This position spends significant time on the phone.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities Required

• Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to travel as needed. Ability to work on campus Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some evenings/weekends required as needed.
• Works effectively with diverse populations.
• Analyzes and solves problems in order to make independent evaluative judgments.
• Performs complex tasks and prioritizes multiple tasks with skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by an individual assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
Trevecca offers a competitive benefits package, including health care and paid holidays. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested parties who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a cover letter and resume to Melinda Miller. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins without appointment.

Please no agencies or telephone calls