George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 24-Jan-2018 to 25-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Grad Admissions
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $2,994-$3,743 Monthly
  • Salary
  • Temporary, Full Time
  • Administrator Position

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion.  Employees are required to agree with and abide by the university's faith statement and its statement of community responsibilities. Within the context of this agreement and commitment, employment opportunities are otherwise available to all persons on the basis of their experience and skills.  As a Christ centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities.  George Fox desires a diverse candidate pool when searching for awesome employees to join in pursuing the vision, mission and values of our community.  George Fox is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Purpose for the Position Purpose for the Position:  The Graduate Admissions Office is seeking a customer focused, sales oriented, and values driven Graduate Admissions Counselor to temporarily join our highly successful Admissions Team. In this position, you will have the opportunity to greatly impact the admissions experience for prospective students in the George Fox College of Education who are entering our Graduate School of Counseling and our Adult Degree programs.


You will promote the values and strengths of George Fox's business programs to potential students, building on a solid understanding of their goals and priorities in the market place.


We promise that every student at George Fox will Be Known. In our vibrant, Christian, academic community our strong sense of mission and purpose creates an opportunity for a creative, courageous, and intellectual go-getter to thrive and make a significant impact on the lives of students who want to accomplish their life-long dreams.



Essential Responsibilities:.

  • Provide admissions and recruitment support for the Graduate School of Counseling and the Adult Degree programs.
  • Respond to prospective students in the inquiry and application phases, and help students complete their application.
  • Direct prospective students to appropriate student services including financial aid, registrar, and housing options.
  • Establish and maintain a dynamic, cooperative relationship with program directors and faculty in areas of assigned programs.
  • Prepare and organize graduate student credentials for program admissions committees.



  • One to two years professional experience; experience in sales/marketing or higher education admissions preferred.
  • Extremely strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on occasional or regular basis, including Oregon driver's license.
  • Proven ability to learn and use technology as required for the position, including the use of social media and university database.
  • Strong customer service orientation and understanding of needs of adult students.
  • Commitment to issues of ethnic and gender diversity.
  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
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