DWU Employment

Admissions Counselor

Dakota Wesleyan University is seeking a dynamic, energetic and professional individual to join our admissions staff. This position will be responsible for recruitment of traditional aged students, from a geographic territory. The qualified applicant will be involved in tele-counseling, territory management, marketing and recruitment activities on and off campus, financial aid assistance as necessary, database management, counseling prospective students and families, contributing to overall enrollment management goals, evaluating prospective students and participating in the selection of applicants for admission. Seasonal travel and occasional weekend and evening work should be expected as part of the normal recruitment process.

Admissions staff accurately and enthusiastically portray the university’s educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial considerations to students, parents, and educators. Successful candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication, ability to manage complex detailed projects, and have a demonstrated commitment to the mission of DWU and our values of learning, leadership, faith, and service. This position reports to the Director of Admissions.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; experience in college recruiting, admissions or related field a plus. Experience with software including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, databases, and social media. Must be able to travel during the college fair and high school visit seasons September – November and some travel in March and April. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Dakota Wesleyan University is committed to fostering diversity and is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. DWU is a tobacco free campus.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to:

Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301

Dakota Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and provider.