Central Washington University, Employment Opportunity

Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Position Title: Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor

Cycle of Employment: 12 month

Work Schedule: M-F;8am-5pm;May require additional hours depending on schedule requirements.

Location: Des Moines, WA/King County Region

Hours per Week: 40+ /Full Time



Job Summary:

This position will be based in the Western Washington Region, King County.  The Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor will serve as part of the recruitment team in the Office of Admission that is responsible for the planning and implementation of undergraduate (freshman and transfer), domestic recruitment and admission within assigned geographic territories that could include both in-state and out-of-state travel. The incumbent will present Central Washington University’s philosophy, programs, services, etc. to prospective students and the general public in individual and group settings.

The Admissions Counselor/Senior Admissions Counselor will provide oversight and coordination of regional multicultural recruitment activities targeting minority, first generation, and underrepresented student groups.

The regional position works from a home office, must be able to successfully work independently and as part of a team, manage their assigned territory and be a liaison between CWU Admissions and high school counselors, students, parents, on campus partners and the community. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be able to travel and work irregular hours extensively, including late nights, early mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, drive and travel in all weather conditions.
  • Candidate must have technological experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrable experience in creating and conducting presentations, and excellent verbal, oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience in professional roles that involve extensive public speaking to diverse audiences and extensive public contact.
  • For consideration as a Senior Admissions Counselor:
  • 2 to 5 years of professional and progressively responsible work experience related to admissions, student affairs in higher education, or student recruitment at a regionally accredited 2 or 4 year not-for-profit college or university.
  • 2 to 5 years of professional and progressively responsible work experience related to multicultural and diversity outreach

OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.


Salary: $47,700-$51,000

How to Apply: Complete online application at:https://careers.cwu.edu

Screening Begins: April 15, 2019/ Open until filled.

Contact Information: Myndee Ronning, Director of Admissions-Recruitment, [email protected]

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