Admissions Counselor


Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the full-time position of traveling Admissions Counselor. Candidates must be energetic, creative, highly organized, and able to communicate effectively with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, and community college transfer counselors. Responsibilities include evening and weekend work, extensive recruitment travel typically between late August-November and late January-April (other travel may be required), conducting student interviews, and contacting prospective students consistently. Possession of a reliable means of transportation to campus, a valid driver’s license, and the state’s mandatory insurance coverage are required. A vehicle will be provided for extensive travel. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and working knowledge of personal computers. Prior admissions experience is preferred but not required.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important,the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to:  Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 110, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position.  Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled.