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Admissions Counselor(s)/Assistant Director(s) of Admissions

Mercyhurst University is seeking two (2) Admissions Counselors/Assistant Directors of Admissions to join a dynamic and energetic Office of Undergraduate Admissions team.  The ideal candidate(s) will be hard-working, well-spoken, motivated, dedicated, and will possess a strong desire to succeed.  These are professional positions and titles 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 college 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


To apply for the position, please send resume, and three reference letters to:

Attn: Human Resources

Mercyhurst University

501 East 38th Street

Erie, PA  16546



Mercyhurst University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.