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Sr. Transfer Admissions Counselor
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Jun. 20, 2018
Title Sr. Transfer Admissions Counselor
University The University of St. Thomas
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • St. Paul, MN
    United States
  • Coordinator
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

Sr. Transfer Admissions Counselor


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Sr. Transfer Admissions Counselor position within the Enrollment Services Department.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

· Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility

· A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility

· Medical, dental, and vision options

· Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor plays a vital role in recruiting, building relationships with and enrolling the necessary quantity and quality of transfer students to meet the enrollment goals of the university. The Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor is the first point of contact for students and families, manages a recruitment territory and actively analyzes data, developing marketing strategies and making admissions decisions designed to achieve the transfer goals of the institution. S/he communicates with prospective students and their families about credit transfer and the application process, academic programs, extracurricular opportunities, housing, and costs/financial aid. The Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor uses ever-changing technology, including the Salesforce CRM and Banner, to communicate and track interactions with students.

Additionally, the Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor has responsibility for an area of strategic priority, collaborating with units across campus and leading the enrollment team to achieve the university goals regarding an assigned priority.

Nights, weekend work, and travel are requirements of this position.


Transfer Student Recruitment: Meet with students and parents on and off campus to counsel and present information regarding the St. Thomas transfer experience. Master and effectively communicate to students the transfer process and university information through a variety of channels and provide quality customer service to all impacted audiences. Build relationships with diverse populations and serve as the first point of contact with a variety of constituencies. Work with Veteran students to guide them on Veteran’s transfer policies and Veteran’s benefits.

Transfer Admission Application and Credit Transfer Review: Assist in the evaluation of transfer applicant’s academics, any scholarships or grants extended to admitted transfer students. Prepare unofficial evaluations of how students’ courses will transfer and present that information during personal appointments, telephone calls, or electronic mail. Explain official degree evaluations to admitted students. Review Dean’s Form and collaborate with Dean of Students Office when needed for guidance. Make suggestions about future courses if helping students create transfer plans. Collect course syllabi for official review if necessary and respond to the students when official course evaluations are made. Work closely with counseling staff at two year schools, including the Dougherty Family College, to communicate transferability to St. Thomas, create guaranteed admission programs and to make suggestions on how to advise their students.

Territory Management and Data Analysis: Analyze recruitment data with the university CRM and enterprise system to strategize and manage a recruitment territory and to determine travel and communication plans. Implement effective technological communication and measure its success. Develop and implement new strategies, communication plans, and events to generate additional interest in St. Thomas, to help students complete applications, and enroll at UST.

Strategic Priority/Program Responsibilities: Serve as a leader for the recruitment efforts of an assigned strategic priority or special program. Strategize ways to influence recruitment, communicate and collaborate with other units across campus, represent and lead the enrollment team to achieve the university goals regarding an assigned priority.

Event Planning and Implementation: Oversee the planning of various events, both on and off campus, for prospective transfer students, parents and other admissions guests. Actively participate in and help execute several large events catered towards first year students. Work with campus vendors, faculty, current students and other community members to provide a campus visit experience that positively influences enrollment yield objectives and revenue at the University of St. Thomas. Work with student services coordinators and student club leadership to coordinate major-specific group visits, which meet directly with St. Thomas department faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years of experience in an academic setting, preferably in Admissions.
Must have access to transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a tour guide, student ambassador, intern, or related higher education experience, etc.;
Related experience in marketing, sales, event planning, sales, territory management, relationship building, and customer service.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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