Admissions Counselor - Recruiter | University of Valley Forge

Admissions Counselor – Recruiter



Admissions Counselor – Recruiter

This is a full-time benefited position in which the Counselor performs a variety of duties in the identification and recruitment of prospective University students. The Counselor also represents the University within an assigned geographic region.


  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Prior experience in Admissions is a plus
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to implement new program initiatives
  • Able to understand multiple degree and non-degree programs
  • Comfortable interacting with people
  • Works well with parents, teenagers, and older adults
  • Sensitive to working with confidential information
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Jenzabar 5.0 student information system a plus
  • An openly committed Christian, living a Spirit-filled life (Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18ff); affirming a doctrinal position consistent with Assemblies of God beliefs

Essential Responsibilities

  • Recruit and process various applications from inquiry to enrollment
  • Maintain regular communication with applicants, track weekly progress on all applications, and keep files up-to-date utilizing UVF’s student information systems
  • Respond to daily “to do lists,” including: emails, texts and phone calls
  • Meet with prospective students and parents who visit the University campus
  • Assist with on-campus events that may involve the Admissions Office
  • Requires up to 50% travel time to attend college fairs, youth conventions and visits to organizations and high schools (requires a valid driver’s license)
  • Maintain a travel schedule, manage a travel budget, and submit weekly reports
  • Able to speak publicly at churches, organizations and large events

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with the Director weekly and attend Admissions team meetings
  • Represent necessary applicants to the Admissions Committee
  • Represent the University at off-campus recruiting events as needed
  • Assist with various mailings and marketing campaigns

The University

The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is an accredited Christian university of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions located on a beautiful 100+ acre campus in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. With over 40 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs, and dozens of credentialed and dedicated professors, UVF is committed to the mission to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and the world. The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:


Veronica A. Bird
Director of Human Resources
University of Valley Forge
Fax:     610-917-3951