Eureka College invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor to recruit and work with prospective students. The counselor travels to high schools and college fairs within an assigned geographic territory, meets with prospective students and parents on campus, and assists with recruiting events on campus, as well as reviews applications for admission and determines 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 65 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 forty-two college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th President of the United States, Ronald W. Reagan. Eureka currently has almost 800 students enrolled in 25 degree programs. The College has been recognized on US News “Great Schools, Great Prices” and “Least Debt” lists, on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute as one of fifty national “All-American Colleges.” 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.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Strong organizational, oral, and written communication skills as well as an understanding and commitment to a small, private liberal arts college are necessary. The ability to motivate and work with high school students and their families is desired. Travel is required and candidate must posses a valid driver’s license.
Application period is closed.