Admissions Counselor
  • Job Posting Expires: 8/24/2023
6M ago
$30,000 to $50,000
Full Time
Primary Duties

Wayne State College is seeking an Admissions Counselor. 

Nature of work: 

Recruits first-time traditional students from high schools through public speaking and presentations. Counsels students and parents regarding the admissions and enrollment process. Report and track student admissions information. Includes extensive travel.

Examples of work performed: 

1. Meet enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area.
2. Schedule and carry out travel to respective high schools and college fairs with in the assigned territory, including loading and transporting admission materials, displays and other equipment.
3. Present the College and the Admissions profession in a positive way to diverse populations.
4. Assist with on campus recruitment events and visit programs.
5. Present information about WSC in large group, small group and interpersonal settings.
6. Evening and weekend hours required especially during the travel season.
7. Extensive Follow-Up communication (phone calls and email and social media)
8. Assist students individually and in groups to apply for Admission and address the college admission process.
9. Assist with orientation/class registration programs.
10. Host yield events within assigned travel territory.
11. Facilitate scholarship and financial aid leveraging practices.
12. Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requried Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills.
• Public speaking skills that include diverse populations.

Compensation Details

Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive benefit package. Annual salary range is $35,957.00 - $44,946.00.


Wayne State College has an outstanding benefit package.

Benefit coverage begins the first day of the month after employment starts.


Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska with two options: a Preferred Provider Plan (PPO) with a $650 deductible

or a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a $3,800 deductible.

• Preferred Provider (PPO) = $650.00 deductible, co-insurance 80/20, out of pocket maximum is $4,600. Co-pays are

$35 for primary physician, $55 for specialty physician or urgent care, $85 for ER visits. This plan includes a prescription


• High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) = $3,800.00 deductible, co-insurance 90/10, out of pocket maximum is $4,350.

Health Reimbursement Account funded by WSC for out of pocket expenses.

• Dental Plan includes two oral exams/cleanings each calendar year with no deductible. Any restorative or maintenance

services cost a $25 deductible per year.


Coverage through Ameritas-VSP; $20 deductible for an annual exam; coverage includes specified maximums for lenses and

frames and a discount on contacts.


All full time employees receive a term life plan with a death benefit of $30,000. Optional supplemental coverage is available.


Voluntary contributions are available for full time employees. Once employees meet the minimum age requirements,

employees will contribute 6% of gross salary on a pre-tax basis and WSC contributes 8%. Employees are fully vested from the

first date of contributions. Employees may contribute up to what law allows each year.


Full time employees receive sick leave, vacation leave, 6 days of bereavement leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Waivers, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness


For more information on benefits please go to and click on Benefits.

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