Admissions Counselor for the Chicago, IL area
Eureka College invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor to recruit and work with prospective students in the Chicago area. The counselor travels to high schools and college fairs, meets with prospective students and parents, may assist with recruiting events on campus, and reviews applications for admissions to determine scholarship eligibility. This is a 40 hour per week full-time position with an excellent benefits package.
Eureka is a small residential liberal arts college located equidistant between the cities of Peoria and Bloomington/Normal. The campus is situated on 122 wooded acres with 24 academic and residential buildings in the city of Eureka, Illinois. Focused on excellence in learning, service, and leadership, Eureka graduates include 42 college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. Eureka currently has almost 800 students enrolled in 24 degree programs. Chartered in 1855 to provide a “non-sectarian liberal arts” education by abolitionists who were members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka was the first college in Illinois and the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis.
Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Strong organizational, oral, and written communications skills as well as an understanding and commitment to a small, private liberal arts college are necessary. The ability to interact with and motivate high school students and their families is essential. Travel is required and candidate must posses a valid driver’s license. Candidate must reside in the Chicago metro area.
Application period is closed.