Regional Admission Counselor - Northern Illinois (Revised Review Date), Admission

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Regional Admission Counselor - Northern Illinois

January 31, 2020



This position is responsible for assisting students from the Northern Illinois and Chicago metropolitan area in making informed college decisions through relationship building activities, disseminating information about Truman through large and small group presentations, telecounseling and individual interactions.  The Regional Admission Counselor will be a primary point of contact and an informational resource to prospective students, their families and area guidance counselors.


Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree; exceptional communication skills (written and oral) and a strong commitment to customer service; a dedication to the importance of higher education; evidence of successful interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and age levels; ability to work in a collaborative environment within the University and with external constituencies; a record of success independently completing assigned projects with limited direct supervision; ability to travel extensively with a work schedule that can include evenings and weekends; the ability to lift/carry items ranging up to 40 lbs. in weight; and a valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications include a minimum of 1-2 years of successful admission counseling experience; significant professional experience effectively using the Microsoft Office Suite; and an educational background with a liberal arts and sciences foundation at an accredited university.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and contact information for three references to or mailed to:

Truman State University

Human Resources MC 101

100 E Normal Ave

Kirksville, MO 63501

Review of applications will begin February 7, 2020 and continue until position is filled.  Questions may directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check. 

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the time line for this search has been modified. Review of applications will not begin until June 2020.

Truman is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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