Admissions Department
Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

This is a full-time benefited position in which the Counselor performs a variety of duties in the identification and recruitment of prospective University students. The Counselor also represents the University within an assigned geographic region.


- Bachelor Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
- Prior experience in Admissions is a plus.
- Strong verbal and communication skills.
- Ability to implement new program initiatives.
- Able to understand multiple degree and non-degree programs.
- Comfortable interacting with people.
- Works well with parents, teenagers, and older adults.
- Sensitive to working with confidential information.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel). 
- Working knowledge of Jenzabar 5.0 student information system a plus. 
- An openly committed Christian, living a Spirit-filled life (Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18ff); affirming a doctrinal position consistent with Assemblies of God beliefs.

Essential Responsibilities:  

- Recruit and process various applications from inquiry to enrollment.
- Maintain regular communication with applicants, track weekly progress on all applications, and keep files    up-to-date utilizing UVF’s student information systems.
- Respond to daily “to do lists,” including: emails, texts and phone calls.
- Meet with prospective students and parents who visit the University campus.
- Assist with on-campus events that may involve the Admissions Office.
- Requires up to 50% travel time to attend college fairs, youth conventions and visits to organizations and       high schools (requires a valid driver’s license).
- Maintain a travel schedule, manage a travel budget, and submit weekly reports.
- Able to speak publically at churches, organizations and large events.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

- Meet with the Director weekly and attend Admissions team meetings.
- Represent necessary applicants to the Admissions Committee. 
- Represent the University at off-campus recruiting events as needed.
- Assist with various mailings and marketing campaigns.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Veronica A. Bird
Director – Human Resources, University of Valley Forge
Email:  rabird@valleyforge.edu
Fax:      610-917-3951

The University:
The University of Valley Forge is an accredited Christian University of Arts, Sciences, and Professions on a beautiful 106-acre Chester County campus, with 52 undergraduate majors, 8 graduate programs and dozens of credentialed and dedicated professors—all committed to the mission to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and the world. The University of Valley Forge is located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information or status as a disabled veteran. 
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