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Transfer Counselor
Date Posted 08/05/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

The Transfer Counselor is responsible for the promotion and recruitment of students for Saint Mary’s University Adult Undergraduate programs, including building and maintaining relationships with community college students and staff. This position will manage the recruitment process from initial inquiry through registration to increase adult undergraduate enrollment.

Specifically, the Transfer Counselor will: 

  • Inform and advise prospective students of programs available and assist with preliminary transfer evaluation and degree planning.
  • Collaborate with the Registrar’s Office, Assistant Deans, Program Directors, Marketing & Communication and Alumni Relations on recruiting efforts.
  • Participate in on and off-campus admission events to promote Saint Mary’s University’s programs including individual community visits and transfer fairs.
  • Coordinate recruitment activities at assigned community colleges.
  • Assist prospective students with the application process.
  • Maintain a detailed contact management record to promote positive relationships with prospective students.
  • Promptly follow up with new inquiries, prospective students and applicants by telephone, e-mail, and text. 
  • Meet with prospective students virtually and in-person and conduct campus tours. 
  • Assist in the tracking of prospective student inquiries, student appointments, student applications, and acceptances each term. 
  • Monitor daily application and inquiry activity. 
  • Identify application trends and develop recruitment action plans by program.
  • Meet established enrollment goals.
  • Assist and contribute to special admission projects.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The selected candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours, if necessary. 
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in higher education and/or sales, marketing, and an understanding of employment opportunities/job outlook in the region and greater metro area preferred. 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Nicole Coppersmith
Contact Email ncoppers@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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