Job Details

Penn State Schuylkill
  • Position Number: 1935753
  • Location: Schuylkill Haven, PA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Admissions Counselor (Enrollment Services Specialist)

Penn State Schuylkill is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and hardworking professional to join the recruitment and admissions team in the Enrollment Management Office. The primary responsibility of this position will be to recruit the most qualified and diverse class to Penn State Schuylkill while providing a superior admissions experience for students and families.

As a campus of The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Schuylkill shares the University's threefold mission of teaching, research, and service. As a student-centered campus, we will continue to provide the academic opportunities of an internationally recognized major research university in an intimate and supportive small college environment We believe in an educational model with a focus on experiential learning, research that improves people's lives, and community engagement. We are here to make our world a better place.

Reporting to the Director Enrollment Management, the Enrollment Service Specialist (Admissions Counselor) at Penn State Schuylkill, will work in undergraduate admissions and represent both the campus and the university in recruitment events throughout the year. They will process, evaluate and communicate admission decisions to applicants and families throughout the admissions funnel. They will host in-persona and virtual events geared towards targeted populations. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in college admissions is a plus. Travel extensively to high schools and other off-campus events. Some evening and weekend work is required during peak times in the enrollment and recruitment cycle.

Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and organizational skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects is critical. Computer experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

The following background checks must be successfully completed for this position:

This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.


The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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