Employment Opportunities at Hargrave >> Admissions Counselor
Admissions Counselor
Title:Admissions Counselor

Hargrave is a boarding and day school for boys in grades seven through twelve, and one post-graduate year. The campus is located on 200 acres in Chatham, VA, an hour from Greensboro, NC and 40 minutes from Lynchburg, VA. Small and residential by design, the school has a 110 year history of developing leaders of character prepared for lifelong success. Hargrave is a very family oriented institution grounded in faith as we invest in a holistic approach to turning young boys into young men.

We are seeking a qualified, energetic Admissions Counselor who has the desire to join our team and make a difference in the lives of the Academy's young men. The Admissions Counselor position serves as a member of the Admissions team and reports directly to the Director of Admissions. Admissions Counselor is responsible to identify, recruit, and enroll qualified students in accordance with the philosophy of the Academy. The person in this position will keep in frequent contact with the families of potential and enrolled students, demonstrating a high level of commitment and sensitivity to their needs.

Our mission is to build young men into leaders of character prepared for lifelong success.

Experience and Training:

  • Experience in recruiting, admissions counseling, sales or customer service preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:

  • Strong interpersonal skills (oral and written) with a service-oriented attitude

  • 2-5 years of successful Recruiting or Sales experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel  

  • Working knowledge of Google applications including Docs and Sheets

  • Ability to work with a team and independently

  • Available to work some weekends to host events such as an open house or tour for prospective families

  • Ability to travel

  • Valid driver license with good driving record; must be insurable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, or Marketing

  • Experience working as an Admissions Counselor in a private school.

  • Proficient at managing customer management systems or databases.

  • Experience in process design and improvement.

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