St Edwards University
  • ADMS - Admissions
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Admissions Counselor (10 Month Recurrence)

St. Edward's University is seeking an Admissions Counselor for our 10-month recurring position in our Admissions Office.

Communicate the university's academic and scholarship programs to prospective students, parents, and high school representatives for the purpose of counseling and recruiting qualified undergraduate students.


  • Strategically manage the recruitment efforts in an assigned geographic territory.
  • Provide marketing plan for territory, and produce frequent progress reports.
  • Identify qualified students through high school visits, personal interviews, and direct mail follow-up.
  • Review applicant files for admission and scholarships and recommend decisions to the dean.
  • Monitor students' progress from inquiry stage through initial enrollment.
  • Participate in event planning and related recruitment projects.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree helpful.
  • Experience working in the field of selective college admission or at least two years of professional experience in recruiting or higher education preferred.
  • Candidates must demonstrate strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Experience making group presentations.
  • Must work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Personal computer experience required.
  • A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record required.
  • Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
  • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

Special Conditions

Position occasionally requires prolonged periods of travel and may call for weekends away from Austin. Occasional evening and weekend duties are required.

This is a recurring 10 month, benefits-eligible position, beginning in mid-July and running through mid-May of each year.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental Sunlife Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020152

Posted: 10/11/2021

Available: Immediately

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