Job Posting: Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) Admissions Counselor

Location: Remote; Asheville, North Carolina


The Admissions Counselor is responsible for creating a distinctively positive experience for prospective students such that appropriate students recognize and respond to the benefits of enrolling at Montreat College.

The Admissions Counselor is responsible for (a) recruiting appropriate students in College offerings, (b) creating a distinctively positive admissions experience for all prospective students, whether or not they go on to become students, (c) setting and modeling high service standards, including those pertaining to timeliness and helpfulness. In this context, helpfulness requires the successful execution of several steps in the relationship with the prospective student summarized here as: (i) identifying the prospective student’s goals, (ii) identifying objections and obstacles which may prevent the academic success of the prospective student, (iii) articulating a response to the prospective student that addresses their goals, objections, and obstacles, and (iv) assisting through the point of registration.

Role Responsibilities

  • Proactively communicating with students’ information relating to academic policies, programmatic requirements, graduation requirements, dates and deadlines, and any other information relevant to the students’ academic goals.
  • Building rapport with prospective students to provide them with a personal connection to the college and to enhance the potential for long-term enrollment retention.
  • Provide best in class service to prospective students.
  • Utilize proactive outreach strategies to aid in the recruitment of prospective students.
  • Advancing prospective students through the stages comprising the admissions process.
  • Constructing genuine relationships with prospective students.
  • Managing the transfer credit evaluation process and explaining the process and Montreat policies to prospective students.
  • Completing the application files of assigned prospective students.
  • Assisting prospective students navigating the financial aid process and explaining financial obligations.
  • Meeting and/or exceeding departmental key performance indicators.

Desired Experience, Education, and Competencies

  • Professional experience in higher education and one year of sales experience emphasizing consultative, relationship, and solutions selling skills preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Computer literacy. Counselors must possess general proficiency in common personal productivity and enterprise applications (i.e. Microsoft Products, Jenzabar, Salesforce).
  • Writing skills. Counselors must be able to generate professional correspondence via e-mail and letters.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a professional and personal commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Montreat College.  That commitment includes agreement with the published Statement of Faith.

Expected Schedule

As a salaried employee, there is an expectation for a minimum of a forty-hour work week, Monday through Friday.


The AGS Admissions Counselor reports to the Adult and Graduate Studies Director of Enrollment Management.

Application Requirements/How to Apply

Please fill out a job application and include required application materials.

About Montreat College

Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.


Job Posting: AGS Admissions Counselor – Montreat College

The Admissions Counselor creates a positive experience for prospective students, encouraging them to see the benefits of enrolling at Montreat College.

Salary Currency: USD

Payroll: MONTH

Date Posted: 2024-07-10

Employment Type : FULL_TIME

Hiring Organization : Montreat College

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Education Required:

  • Bachelor Degree