Admissions Counselor-Women Focus

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Academic Affairs, Admissions/Financial Aid

Position Title: Admissions Counselor-Women Focus
The Opportunity:

The Admissions Counselor is a full-time, 12-month, campus-based, administrative faculty professional exempt position in the undergraduate Admissions Office at Colorado School of Mines.  The position reports to the Director of Admissions, and is a member of the Enrollment Management team. The Admissions Counselor will promote the general goals and mission of Colorado School of Mines through the recruitment, admission and enrollment of a qualified and diverse undergraduate student body, to provide direct services for the academic support of prospective, new, and continuing students. To encourage and support student participation in all that the campus community has to offer both academically and socially, and emphasize student retention to graduation.

The position of the Admission Counselor exists to thoroughly engage in undergraduate recruitment efforts, through actively communicating the benefits of a Mines education to prospective students, their parents, counselors and other community organizations. The Admissions Counselor is primarily responsible for visiting high schools, advising prospective students and their families on admissions to Mines, and evaluating applications for admission, encouraging enrollment and other general Admissions Office activities.  In addition, the Admissions Counselor will serve as the lead Admissions staff person in identifying, developing and facilitating Mines’ women recruiting efforts. 

About Mines & Golden, CO Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. To learn more about Admissions visit,
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Valid driver’s license, and current, valid personal auto insurance. 
  • Moderate amounts of demonstrated experience working in a student services office within a high school, pre-collegiate program or college setting with students including those from socially, racially and ethnically diverse populations. 
  • Strong public speaking, written and oral communication skills are required. 
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be highly detail-oriented. 
  • Travel needs of the positions require successful applicants to be experienced both working independently as well as within a team.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in a college or university admissions office.
  • Familiarity with integrated student information systems (i.e., Banner or similar system), constituent relationship management systems, as well as word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required).
Total Rewards: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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