Enrollment Counselor

Enrollment Counselor


Mission Statement:  The primary role of the Enrollment Office is to identify and recruit members of the learning community who seek an education to develop intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually by participating in traditional programs on the main campus.


Under the supervision of the Dean of Enrollment Services, the Enrollment Counselor is responsible to perform a wide variety of admissions and recruitment duties in support of the Undergraduate Enrollment Office and the University’s strategic goals and objectives.


Knowledge, skills and abilities: An outgoing, positive, professional manner; ability to connect, motivate, and inspire people, especially youth; outstanding communication skills; strong customer service orientation; flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team; data entry experience; detail oriented; self-starter; commitment to college education.  Must be able to follow through on tasks and adjust schedule for some night and weekend work. 


Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. Enrollment management, sales or marketing experience preferred.


Position Requirements:

  • Overnight travel may frequently require being away from home.
  • Regular evening office hours while on campus in order to make calls.
  • Working and driving for periods of time and ability to load, unload, transport and assembly display materials.
  • Valid, unrestricted state driver’s license.


1.Assist with attendance of college day/night programs in assigned area.

2.Serve as the liaison to the recruiter for the territory assigned.

3.Enter data into computer when necessary.

4.Answer all incoming calls for the traveling staff during travel season.

5.Call assigned prospects for applications, transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, financial aid, and registration.

6.Work on assigned Saturdays giving tours and information sessions to students and parents.

7.Work at open houses, Hendrix Scholarship Competition, & Registrations (up to 10 Saturday’s a year).

8.Review assigned applications.

9.Help send out mailings when necessary.

10.Assist with maintaining files on students.

11.Assist with collection of documents for the Enrollment process.

12.Assist with collection of verification & financial aid documents.

13.Advise student applicants of financial aid eligibility and ePortal information.

14.Be knowledgeable about aspects of Bethel University, including academic programs, student life, financial aid, athletics, etc.

15.Fill in for others in the office when necessary.

16.Assist Ambassadors with Campus tours when necessary.

17.Assist in planning open houses.

18.Responsible for enrolling students for the fall and spring semester.

19.Perform other duties as assigned by the President, Vice President of Traditional Program, Dean of Enrollment Services.