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Admissions Counselor

Mercyhurst University is seeking an Admissions Counselor to join a dynamic and energetic Office of Undergraduate Admissions team.  The ideal candidate will be hard-working, well-spoken, motivated, dedicated, and will possess a strong desire to succeed.  This is a professional position and title will depend on level of experience. 



  • Extensive recruitment travel (minimum of 15 weeks) and management of a geographic territory;
  • Ability to conduct oral presentations about Mercyhurst to a variety of constituents, including prospective students and parents, school counselors, and college personnel;
  • Application review and scholarship consideration;
  • Develop and maintain individual recruitment files/records;
  • Telemarketing and social media initiatives with prospective students;
  • Assisting prospective students with admission and financial aid;
  • Awarding of financial aid to prospective students;
  • Participate in on-campus and regional college events;
  • Work weeknights and weekends as needed;
  • Independent management of admission programs;
  • Other duties as assigned by director.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to represent the university in a professional manner in interacting with students, parents, alumni, school counselors, and much more
  • Strong technical skills and computer software knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to work weeknights and weekends
  • Sense of humor
  • Valid driver’s license


Qualified candidates can submit their application/resume to:

Mercyhurst University

501 E. 38th St.

Erie, PA  16546

Attn:  Human Resources



Mercyhurst University is an equal opportunity employer who encourages members of diverse groups to apply.