Athletics & International Admissions Counselor

The Admissions office functions on a management team concept with the Director of Admissions serving as head of the team with each team member carrying full responsibility for their defined area. Each area supports and encourages the others, yet in a very real sense is a separate entity unto itself.

To apply send resume to , Director of Undergraduate Admissions for JUFL.

Job Summary

Each admissions counselor is responsible for managing applications to Johnson University Florida. The main goal is to build meaningful relationships with prospective students in order to guide them through the admissions process. Duties include mailings, emails, and telephone calls to applicants.

The admissions counselor will travel to events related to athletes and international students for recruiting purposes. The counselor will also help facilitate Preview Days and individual and group visits for prospective students.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit students to Johnson University Florida.
  • Answer emails/phone calls in a prompt, professional manner.
  • Plan, coordinate, and travel to high schools and other recruitment events as assigned.
  • Present Johnson University in a professional and compelling manner to large groups.
  • Facilitate and conduct campus tours.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with high school guidance counselors, community organizations, and agencies.
  • Communicate regularly with applicants and accepted students, documenting all communication.
  • Advise applicants and prospective students and answer their questions clearly.
  • Process and maintain paperwork and applicant files.
  • Become proficient in the use of JUFL’s data management system.
  • Evaluate and recommend applicants for admission to the Director of Admissions.
  • Develop creative ways to present Johnson University’s value proposition.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other duties and responsibilities

  • Cultivate a general understanding of the history, mission, and purpose of Johnson University.
  • Work with other Admissions team members to facilitate events on and off campus.
  • Coordinate efforts with Athletics Department to cultivate meaningful relationship with the community and further recruiting efforts.
  • Develop and maintain an Athletics Recruitment plan.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute travel to schools and other events occasionally.
  • Schedule and oversee athlete and international individual/group visits.
  • Train and comply with all policies and procedures as a Designated School Official (DSO).
  • Recruit, counsel, and assist all International Students in their enrollment process.

Working Conditions

  • Inside office, on-campus: Phone calls, emails, campus tours/events
  • Off-campus: High schools, college fairs, community events
  • Travel as necessary; some nights and weekends are required during events


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (required)
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish (preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including email, phone, and one-on-one interaction
  • Ability to travel; a valid driver’s license for at least a year, able to lift and carry marketing/promotional materials
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent people skills; able to have command of a group when giving tours
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions on the basis of religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.