Regional Admissions Counselor
Published on 09/26/2023Oklahoma Baptist University - Shawnee, OK
|Provide the University with an adequate applicant pool to achieve its enrollment objective by planning, coordinating, and implementing recruitment programs and related activities. This is an entry-level position.|
Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) Admissions position based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area or within a 50-mile radius thereof, with some remote work capabilities.
OBU is seeking a candidate who will play a significant role in the life-transforming experience for our student, and for those they will serve in our communities, cities, nation, and world. Our students learn how all knowledge connects and how that framework can be informed by a thoughtful Christian worldview.
The Regional Admissions Counselor for OBU serves as a recruiter for and integral team member for the Office of Admissions. A successful candidate will cultivate relationships with students, parents, heads of schools, counseling and registrars’ offices, coaches, and student pastors in a particular region’s schools. This position will also work to develop and implement a strategy to maximize the enrollment of students in an assigned region. Additional responsibilities for this candidate may include (but are not limited to) drafting written correspondence, mass emails and texts, phone communication, and social media communication for prospective students, families, and important influencers. A candidate must be willing to attend college fairs, recruitment events, church events, and make recommendations to her/his direct supervisor on events that should be attended to advance the recruitment of students.
A successful candidate would work with prospective students through the admissions funnel process and ultimately meet enrollment goals set forth by the university, the president, and the Director of Admissions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of principles of personal service and promoting services, including marketing strategy and tactics, demonstration techniques, and control systems of human behavior; individual differences in ability, personality, and interest.
About Oklahoma Baptist University
Who We Are:
Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts university in Shawnee, 30 minutes east of Oklahoma City. Founded in 1910, the campus encompasses just under 300 beautiful acres and offers 80 areas of study. OBU transforms students’ lives by equipping them to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ. We achieve our mission through a shared commitment to the essentials of the Christian faith, our vision and mission, and active participation in local evangelical churches. OBU believes that all people must be treated with dignity and respect. Relationships are built on honesty, integrity, and trust. Finally, we believe that excellence is achieved through teamwork, leadership, and a strong work ethic. Come join us and work with a purpose, where faith is the heart of education.
Location500 W University Drive, Shawnee, OK 74804