Admissions Counselor


Los Angeles, CA


 Job Title:Admissions Counselor


Reports to:Admissions Director

FLSA Status:Full-time, Non-exempt

Under the direction of the Admissions Director, the Admissions Counselor will serve a public relations and informational role with prospective students, their parents and high school counselors.  This position will manage an assigned geographic territory to recruit a diverse, qualified and talented group of students to SCI-Arc.  Additionally, the Counselor will assist with on-campus visitation programs, campus tours, conveying information about the institution and the admission process to prospective students, and their parents by means of college fairs, school visits, written communication, e-mail, social media, phone calling, and other recruitment activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to prospective applicants, current students, faculty and/or staff by responding to questions regarding degree programs and admissions policies and procedures
  • Assist with researching and gathering data for departmental reports
  • Assist in the admissions process, including entering and updating student information, processing all application materials (SATs, transcripts, etc.), and running daily processes to update the application status of students
  • Communicate regularly with recently submitted and accepted applicants to improve the enrollment yield and keep wait listed applicants engaged to ensure continued interest
  • Follow up with accepted students to ensure their admissions files are complete prior to enrollment (e.g. final transcripts, required test scores, etc.)
  • Maintain student records, enter data, and generate letters, reports and lists utilizing the applicant and student databases
  • Responsible for training Admissions support staff to process application materials and update applicant files
  • Maintain admissions page with current admissions related events
  • Assist with organizing, scheduling, and coordinating special events related to the Office of Admissions (new student orientation, open houses, etc.); facilitates logistics and arranges for special services and refreshments as needed
  • Assist with general phone inquiries, processing incoming mail and responding to general Admissions emails
  • Ensure consistent enforcement of admissions policies and procedures
  • Monitor inventory and orders office supplies as needed
  • Other Administrative duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimumof one year of experience in an Admissions Office or Administrative experience
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to clearly convey information in person and over the phone
  • Skill in writing clear and concise, correspondence, memos and e-mails
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in an extremely fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Self-starter and naturally hospitable
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and collaborate with others to achieve common goals
  • Demonstrated ability to speak and present to large and small groups
  • Experience with Jenzabar or similar CRM system- preferred
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish or Mandarin) preferred



We offer a benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401k and generous paid time off.


SCI-Arc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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