Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students.

Job Details
Admissions Counselor
Admissions and Enrollment Management
BGSU Main Campus

The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and establishing relationships with prospective students; specifically, using a territory management approach and data to build intentional relationships with prospects, applicants, and their families to meet goals and objectives for territory. They will serve in-state and out-of-state territories including private and public high schools. With this – Admissions Counselor will travel extensively in the fall for college fairs and recruitment programs; in addition, they will travel as needed in the spring for continued recruitment and student support. This position utilizes a data review approach to determine recruitment and outreach activities in assigned territory; specifically, this includes managing and coordinating communication/interactions with students using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.



  • Uses territory management approach to manage recruitment territory and meet enrollment goals 
  • Completes secondary School Visits
  • Participates in College Fairs and Recruitment Events
  • Conducts group presentations
  • Track application status and coordinate necessary credentials
  • Coordinates and executes Admissions Programs in territory
  • Reads and understands prospect and applicant data to drive recruitment decisions
  • Makes phone calls, initiates and replies to emails, engages in social media and uses Office CRM

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.  Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred by position start date.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and comply with the university’s vehicle use policy.

The following experience is required:

  • One year of experience; including time as a student employee or tour guide.



Full-time, Administrative staff position available.  Administrative Grade Level 352.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Full benefits package available.


Deadline to apply:  Position is reopened with an open until filled date.  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘November 4, 2022’


Why work at BGSU?

Full-time BGSU employees enjoy an array of exceptional benefits, including:

  • Quality, affordable health insurance: Various coverage options available for health, vision and dental starting the first day of the month following your date of employment.
  • Generous paid time off: Vacation, holidays, sick days and more.
  • Excellent work life balance resources: Our Employee Assistance Program offers confidential support to employees and their eligible family members, along with ancillary programs covering identity theft, elder care, legal services and more.
  • Tuition fee waivers: For eligible employees, spouses and dependent children.
  • Professional development opportunities: For skills training, supervisor and leadership programs, performance management, online courses and online tools for employee growth and development.
  • Parental leave: Up to five weeks of paid parental leave for full-time employees with at least 12 months of continuous service.
  • Retirement: BGSU offers several options for meeting your retirement goals with a current employer contribution of up to 14% depending on the retirement program selected. Read More about the option that best fits your needs.

Learn more about Bowling Green State University and how we aspire to be the preeminent public university that creates public good in Ohio, the nation and world.


Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Admissions experience preferred (either as a staff member or student tour guide)
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence; the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel


Fiscal Year
Full Time
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