Admissions Counselor, College of Engineering & Applied Science

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

Counsel prospective students as they navigate the college application and decision process and serve as a representative of University of Cincinnati at recruitment events, campus visits, and on-campus events.

The Admissions Counselor for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) will collaborate with other members of the team to recruit and connect with prospective students who will be first-year, first-time undergraduate students and transfer students. This position will create, plan, and execute small and large-scale recruitment events for CEAS, as well as conduct visits at high schools and STEM groups and attend recruitment fairs. The Admissions Counselor will interact and collaborate with faculty & staff members from other CEAS and University offices who support the office’s initiatives: Advising, Office of Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement, Facilities, UC Central Admissions & Enrollment Management, etc. This role will be involved in secondary application review for admission to the college. This position will serve as a liaison to the CEAS Student Ambassador organization and assist in supervising student workers.


Essential Functions

  • Serve and manage a geographic territory to ensure the university reaches various enrollment goals while being fiscally responsible. Serve as the primary resource for contacts in that area. Develop and execute initiatives that best serve the students and organizations in the area. Make data-driven decisions to coordinate and execute travel within that area, including visits to high schools and community colleges.
  • Travel off-campus during key time periods for recruitment and work evenings, weekends, and beyond a traditional work week as needed to effectively perform responsibilities, such as on-campus visit/event experiences.
  • Regularly conduct presentations related to the recruitment and admission of students to the university and college.
  • Maintain and use information about students and organizations to advise and encourage students from prospect through application and enrollment.
  • Increase representation from one or more strategic populations based on the demographics of the territory (i.e. under-represented, high-achieving, transfer, out-of-state, and international).
  • Implement and explain university admissions policies.
  • May coordinate a specialized programmatic area such as on-campus and off-campus events, student tour guides, tele-counseling, campus visits, outreach and access, high-achieving scholars, website, social media, transfer, communications and marketing, regional campus referrals, etc.
  • Evaluate applications for admission and make holistic admission decisions using many pieces of information. Accuracy and consistency will be needed to ensure the university is properly aligned to reach various enrollment goals.
  • Use a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to maintain records and prepare reports as required; generate reports and assist in analyzing and interpreting data for future planning and evaluation.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Current valid driver’s license.
  • Some positions may require a valid passport.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Proficiency in data tracking, queries, and reporting.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Salary for this position $43,500.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 95648 


Admissions Counselor, College of Engineering & Applied Science

Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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