Admissions Counselor

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Kansas Wesleyan University invites nominations and applications for the position of Admissions Counselor. This critical position is central to the university’s mission, culture, and strategic position and supports upward trends in enrollment as part of a professional community that values relationships and has a sincere interest in preparing students for their futures.

Founded in 1886, KWU is a liberal arts institution located in Salina, Kansas that maintains a strong relationship with the United Methodist Church. The University, serving 750 students on its 28 well-maintained acres, offers academic programs divided into six divisions, 18 departments, 25 undergraduate majors, and one graduate program, the MBA. Students, the majority of whom live on campus, benefit from numerous extracurricular offerings in music, theatre, art, athletics, and beyond. Salina, the sixth largest city in Kansas with a population of 50,000, sits at the hub of two major interstate highways and benefits from regular airline transportation. The city is a major arts, athletics, medical, and cultural center for the region.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruitment of prospective students from an assigned geographic region and is an important member of the Enrollment Management team.  

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, a charismatic love for helping students and families, and a passion for excellence are highly sought skills for this position. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, and enjoy participation in related professional organizations. It is an extremely exciting time to be at Kansas Wesleyan University!   

To apply, send a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to esteban.paredes@kwu.edu.    Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until selection and acceptance occur.

Kansas Wesleyan University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students, and applicants. For a complete job description and to learn more about Kansas Wesleyan, please visit www.kwu.edu.