POSITION FILLED – Online Enrollment Counselor





Annual Salary Plus Benefits



Date:  December 5, 2023 Position Available:  Online Enrollment Counselor Position Reports to:  Executive Director of Online/Graduate Enrollment & Operations Department:  Enrollment Management, Admissions FLSA Status:  Exempt Schedule:  Full-time; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; must be able to work evenings and weekends, as necessary, especially during the summer; occasional travel, as required   Please apply online:  Franciscan University Staff Positions   POSITION SUMMARY The Online Enrollment Counselor is responsible for making initial contact with inquiries and with providing thorough customer service throughout the entire admissions process and beyond.  Occasional travel to outside sell at conferences may occur.  Sales and customer service skills are a must.  It is also important to be extremely efficient and a good problem solver.   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Make daily calls to new inquiries.
  2. Contact existing inquiries to discuss the application process.
  3. Contact applicants to assist them in completing applications.
  4. Contact admittees to assist with email setup, Blackboard setup, and Registration.
  5. Provide referral information to students regarding Financial Aid.
  6. Organize marketing and communications to prospects and applicants.
  7. Manage files and related documents

  This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.   REQUIREMENTS Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:   Work Experience

  • Sales experience is desired.
  • Customer service experience is desired.


  • Drive for Results: Is sales focused and tenacious at pursuing a goal and bringing it to a successful close; has a knack for finding the most efficient way of getting something done.


  • Customer/Service Focus: Demonstrates a sense of urgency and responsiveness to customers’ needs, inquiries and requests.


  • Decision Quality:  In terms of problem solving, has a knack for getting to the most critical or essential point in a situation or problem and for resolving it.


  • Planning: Takes steps to anticipate problems or obstacles and develop needed contingencies.


  • Action Oriented – Hard working and displays initiative; doesn’t wait to be told or asked to do something.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Effectively uses both formal and informal means of communications and influence.


  • Quality of Work: Very efficient and coachable; asks questions to clarify expectations; keeps supervisor informed of progress to avoid problems.


  • Process Management: Is effective at identifying and organizing various process steps into an efficient work flow.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  Technical Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Skilled in the use of social media as a marketing and community building tool.

  Workplace Factors

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as necessary, especially during the summer.
  • Occasional travel, as required.
  • Must understand and support the Mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

    Candidates must submit an online application, a resume, list of references, and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.   Please apply online:  Franciscan University Staff Positions   For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu   Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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