Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Capital University is seeking an Admission Counselor to build relationships and counsel prospective students on the college selection and financial aid process. This position is responsible for managing prospective students and families for specified geographic areas. The Admission Counselor actively recruits through relationship building with prospective families, high school counselors and community organizations. In addition this role involves evaluating applications, significant individual and group presentations, and will require travel.


Communication/Communication Planning

Develops emails, texts and other written content; makes phone calls in efforts to engage students and families in the admission process. Counsels students and families regarding the college search and selection process, academic programs, and financial aid and enrollment process

Territory Management

Manages inquiries and applications with an interest in various academic areas.

Plans and implements recruitment activities for assigned territory, travels to sites both within Ohio and nationally.

Travels to high schools, college fairs and other venues to promote the university to prospective students and families.


Develops presentations that highlight the benefits and value of a Capital education, encourages students to enroll, and relay critical insights/information to internal/external stakeholders in a variety of formats - from individual and small group settings to large assemblies. Reviews institutional, state, and national data and reporting for analysis, strategy, planning, and research purposes.

Data/Market Analysis

Responsible for evaluating admission applications and providing decisions based on a holistic evaluation, informed by enrollment policy for assigned recruitment territory. Develops reports to document, track, and assess recruitment, application and yield strategy effectiveness.


  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university required; experience in higher education or enrollment preferred.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office with the ability to learn Slate, Colleague and other programs as needed.
  • Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends
  • Motor vehicle license required.

REQUIRED: Cover Letter and Resume

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. Before your first day, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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