The Admissions Counselor–DC position is a fully remote position living and working in the Washington D.C. area. The position will work from home except when traveling to high schools or events in the assigned territory.
Recruits for the University of Kentucky diverse and academically talented students. Represents the University at college fair programs and professional conferences which will include extended hours of travel and weekend obligations. Responsible for managing a recruitment service area. Corresponds with and counsels prospective students and their families on the college admission process. Plans, organizes, and directs special events (on and off campus), conducts other office responsibilities as needed. Interacts with other university departments. Works with alumni clubs around nation keeping them up to date about the University of Kentucky.
The Office for Student Success supports students in living a life of meaning and purpose, from the time of early college outreach to graduation and beyond. The twenty-five units and five areas that comprise Student Success are committed to one vision: designing and delivering unparalleled student services. To learn more about the Office for Student Success, visit studentsuccess.uky.edu.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Driver's license preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.