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Elon University
  • Position Number: 4217939
  • Location: Elon, NC
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Admissions Counselor (4 Positions)

Requisition Number: 20122589
Type of Employment: Full-Time Regular
Number of Months:
Months Employed: June to May
Number of Hours per Day/Week: 40 hours per week
Daily Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Occasional Weekend and Evening Work Required

Summary Position
Work with the Undergraduate Admissions staff to achieve the recruitment, application review, and first-year enrollment goals.

Benefits of Working at Elon University

As an Elon University employee, you'll join an internationally acclaimed university with a commitment to fostering a thriving community. Ranked among the most innovative, creative and best-run universities in the nation, Elon's personal approach to education extends to employees, whose growth, professional development and success is a hallmark of our training and advancement opportunities.

Elon University's home is the charming town of Elon, North Carolina, a small, friendly community located a short distance from the beach and the mountains, and among the vibrant cities of Greensboro, Raleigh and Durham. In addition to the beautiful canopy of historic oak trees iconic to our campus, you'll find boundless opportunities for family-friendly recreation, cultural events and outdoor activities. Hiking, water sports, fine dining and entertainment are just a few of the many happenings in the Elon area, making the region one of the nation's premier travel destinations.

Employees at Elon enjoy a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 28 annual days off, including holidays and vacation.

  • Immediate tuition remission for employees.

  • Retirement plan with an 8 percent contribution from the university.

  • Immediate eligibility for health, dental and vision insurance, along with free acute care and lab services at our onsite Health & Wellness Clinic.

  • Free use of campus fitness facilities.

  • Free admission to musical and theater performances, guest speakers, religious and ethnic observances, recitals, art exhibitions, entertainment and our Division I Phoenix athletics.

    Eligibility for tuition remission at Elon for spouses, qualifying domestic partners and dependents begins at three years of service. After four years of employment, eligibility begins for participation in the Tuition Exchange, a national scholarship exchange program that enables dependents to enroll in nationally recognized partner colleges and universities.

    Elon values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. As an equal opportunity employer, Elon's principles of diversity extend to race and gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and other aspects of one's identity. At Elon, our employees respect human differences, passion for lifelong learning, emphasis on personal integrity and an ethic of service.

    Education Requirements
    Bachelors degree

    Length of Experience:
    Supervisory Experience: No

    Supervisory Experience Detail
    No supervisory responsibilities for this position

    Special Skills or Experience
    Interested applicants must have a valid driver license and be insurable by the Universitys carrier. Following a conditional offer of employment, Elon conducts motor vehicle record checks on all job applicants who are required to drive a university vehicle as an essential function of their job. Thereafter, a random motor vehicle record check will be conducted annually. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a motor vehicle record check.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to apply for this position at the end of the application process. Title and pay is based on years of job related service.

    Posting Date: 05/24/2023
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes

    General Purpose of Position
    Work with the Undergraduate Admissions staff to achieve the recruitment, application review, and freshman enrollment goals.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    Recruits prospective first-year students, with particular emphasis on those from assigned territory, through the preparation and execution of independent travel including visits to high schools, college fairs, and individual student and family meetings. Manages the application review and decision-making process for territory and communicates with high school constituents as appropriate. Conducts information sessions in support of the campus visit program and meets with visiting students and parents as necessary. Responsible for conducting yield outreach to students and families, including but not limited to the hosting of events, meetings on and off campus, and phone and email campaigns. Responds to written, phone, email, and in-person inquiries.

    Education and Experience
    Bachelors degree.

    Does this position require driving for the university? Yes

    Additional Information

    To apply, visit

    Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

    Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elons experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years. In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs "Focused on Student Success." Elons more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.

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