FT Admissions Counselor

FT Admissions Counselor


Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

Weldon, NC


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, August 26, 2021
Closes: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, September 13, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Employment Type

Full Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Associate in Arts Degree, or Associate Degree in Human Services or other related field, and experience working in an office setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate in Arts Degree, or Associate Degree in Human Services or other related field, and experience working in an office setting.

Position Description

The Full Time Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment Services.  The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the admissions of students into curriculum degree, diploma and certificate programs at Halifax Community College.  The Admissions Counselor provides admissions counseling and recruiting support to students entering programs as well as applications process management and verification of required documents.  The Admissions Counselor has excellent computer skills, experience working with high school students and adults, experience working in the community settings, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, motivated and self-starting, ability to work independently as well as with a team.  The candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to work evenings and weekends,  The candidate must have the ability  to work in a fast-paced setting, ability to work in an office setting with frequent interruptions, pay attention to detail, and the ability to follow directions.


Administrative Duties

  1. The Admissions Counselor will review and enter admissions applications into the computer
  2. Make sure students are aware of Residency Determination Process (RDS)
  3. Assign academic advisors for students based on program of study,
  4. Mail/send electronically checklist of items needed to complete entry into curriculum programs,
  5. Coordinate evaluation of College transcript(s) with the registrar.
  6. Inform potential students of enrollment opportunities and the admissions process.
  7. The ability to work afternoons, evening and weekends.
  8. Be able to work with high school students in introducing them to access to higher education.
  9. Assist the Coordinator with enrollment initiatives.
  10. Work in the community settings doing research/outreach.
  11. Have excellent interpersonal, organizational and computer skills
  12. The ability to pay attention to detail.
  13. The ability to be internally motivated and self-starting on specific tasks.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
  15. Regularly review and suggest updates to the admissions information found on the campus website, college catalog, and student handbooks.
  16. Work collaboratively with other student programs staff to ensure that the admissions process is an integrated part of the enrollment and first year experience of new students at the college.
  17. Assist with recruiting events and outreach as needed.  Additional duties shall include other appropriate activities as assigned by the Coordinator of Admissions and Recruitment and Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management.

Working Conditions
1.    Must be able to work in a college environment.
2.    Must demonstrate interpersonal skills applicable to working with diverse groups of employees, students and patrons.
3.    Must provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
4.    Must be able to work in a team setting beyond the  Admissions Office.
5.    Ability to work in an office setting with frequent interruptions.

How to Apply

All applications for this position must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc

 Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted. Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. 

 Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application. Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application.  To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application. 

 Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.

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