Admissions Counselor

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Full Time (Exempt)
Enrollment Management


Coker College invites applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor/Territory Manager.


Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor/Territory Manager is responsible for effectively representing Coker College to prospective students in order to achieve assigned enrollment goals for a geographical territory; understanding and utilizing social media; building relationships with prospective students, parents, alumni, guidance counselors, and others who influence their college selection decision; personalizing contact with each student, conducting tele-recruiting activities, coordinating visit schedules and prioritize contact according to recruitment plan; conducting appropriate research regarding target schools and businesses to develop and capitalize on referrals, inputing student tracking information, evaluating applications for admission decisions; attending and assisting in the planning and promoting of on- and off-campus recruitment events; assisting families with understanding the financial aid application process and working with the Financial Aid Office to develop personalized award letters and financial estimates.  


Qualifications for the position include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; a proven track record of success in achieving goals in admissions, marketing, or sales related areas; strong organizational, planning and time-management skills; ability to prioritize and multi-task; familiarity with on-line and web based technology; excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends; exceptional interpersonal skills;  able to work independently within a team management structure; ability to lift 20 pounds; a valid driver’s license; and the ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends.


Compensation includes a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package with health insurance, retirement, life insurance, vacation and sick leave.

The position will be filled as soon as possible and will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application (cover letter), resume, salary requirements, and list of references to: (copy and paste).



Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.