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Admission Counselor

Houghton University
Houghton, New York, United States
30+ days ago



 The Houghton University Admission Office strives to inspire prospective students and parents to choose Houghton through personalized, authentic, and compelling outreach within a Christ-centered culture of continual learning, creativity, and collaboration. The Admission Counselor plays a vital role in fulfilling this mission. As such, the Admission Counselor is uniquely positioned to impact and influence future Houghton Highlanders from the first point of contact with the Admission Office through the decision to enroll. This position serves Houghton’s residential campus.


  • Serve as a vital member of a highly-collaborative, team-oriented admission office
  • Cultivate relationships with prospective students and families
  • Meet or exceed enrollment goals and objectives
  • Communicate with students from first point of interaction through enrollment decision
  • Serve as liaison to select university departments
  • Recruit students within a geographic territory
  • Evaluate applications for admission and make recommendations to the Admission Committee
  • Assist with on-campus events and represent Houghton at select off-campus events
  • Partner with faculty, staff, and students in the recruitment process
  • Work collaboratively with other recruitment staff and student interns
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Computer and software proficiency skills, including but not limited to the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentational skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds; sedentary work; sitting for extended periods
  • Evening and weekend work required including multi-day travel and admission events


  • Training/experience in sales, admission, or relevant higher education or organizational experience

Houghton University is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Houghton University is a Christ-centered, liberal arts and sciences institution of The Wesleyan Church, an evangelical holiness denomination rooted in the teachings of John Wesley. All employees are expected to share a set of values, convictions, and commitments that guide our life together. The University expects that all faculty and staff will respect the University’s Vision of our Common Life, Doctrinal Statement, Wesleyan beliefs and core values, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.

 Application Procedure:  

To apply please submit the following materials via email to:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 References
  • Answers to the following questions:

              Please review the following documents:

  1. Please provide a brief description of your journey to personal faith in Jesus Christ and subsequent growth.
  2. Please identify the church where you currently attend. In what ways are you currently participating in your local church or fellowship?
  3. Are there any areas of Houghton’s beliefs or practices that you find challenging or problematic? If yes, please explain.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64470950
  • Location:
    Houghton, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Admission Counselor
  • Company Name For Job: Houghton University
  • Job Function: Admissions / Enrollment
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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