Admission Counselor

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Admissions
Division: Enrollment Management

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Position Summary:

The Rollins College Admission Office is seeking an Admission Counselor with a strong work ethic and an energetic, influential, collaborative and diplomatic work style to join their team! Reporting to the Dean of Admission, the Admission Counselor aids in all aspects of the admission process from initial recruitment of prospective students to the review and assessment of applications. In addition to conducting large and small group information sessions on the Rollins campus, counselors travel to meet with students, parents, and guidance counselors. Counselors participate in the admission selection process and host on campus events for prospective and accepted students.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the selection of candidates for admission by reviewing and evaluating applications.
  • Develop professional relationships with prospects and their families and high school counselors in assigned territories.
  • Communicate with prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors by phone, email, and in-person and virtual meetings to guide them through the admission and enrollment process.
  • Travel to designated territories to recruit prospective students through in-person and virtual college fairs and high school visits with guidance counselors and students. Maintain accurate records on all recruitment and yield activities.
  • Conduct large and small group information sessions for prospective students and families.
  • Oversee and participate in special programs and projects.
  • Conduct interviews with admission candidates.
  • Develop recruitment strategies to target specific student populations.
  • Conduct guided campus tours when student tour guides are not available.
  • Establish and maintain effective positive and collegial working relationships with others.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

To learn more about the Admission Team at Rollins College, please visit:

Total Compensation Package:
Rollins offers a competitive salary plus generous benefits package featuring: 
  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays plus College Closure Days
  • Comprehensive Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 100% Funded Health Reimbursement Account
  • 100% Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employer Retirement Contribution
  • Award-Winning Wellness Program
  • FREE On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Meal Plan
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)
  • FREE Full Tuition Waiver for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents
Education and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Knowledge of college admission processes and admission experience preferred.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain an Florida driver's license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are required.
  • Knowledge of Rollins College and Winter Park/Orlando area strongly preferred, with the ability to develop a comprehensive understanding of the academic programs, general curriculum, student activities, athletic programs, hallmark events and high-level support services of the College.
  • High level proficiency in conversational, written, and oral presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.
  • Exceptional organizational and time/project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills to represent the College in a positive way to diverse populations.
  • A commitment to diversity and an ability to work constructively with a variety of constituents.
  • A strong work ethic and an energetic, influential, collaborative and diplomatic work style.
Work Environment:


  • Campus-based position working in an office environment.
  • Work requires visual strain, use of computer
  • Ability to travel extensively by car or plane for recruitment is required. Heavy travel season is typically in the Fall traveling, up to 30% of time during the year, with flexibility to travel additionally when needed.
  • Evenings and weekends as appropriate and required (i.e.: evening recruitment events, weekend scholarship events, open house events for prospective and admitted students, etc.)

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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