Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

FTE 0.25 (approx. 10+ hrs/wk)
$20-$25/hr, based on experience and qualifications
Flexible schedule during 8am-7pm central
Remote; some travel required (not more than quarterly)



As a Part-Time Admissions Counselor/Recruiter at Pillar Seminary for Contextual Leadership, you will play a pivotal role in attracting and enrolling talented individuals who are passionate about pursuing theological education rooted in contextual relevance and transformative leadership. Your primary objective will be to engage prospective students, guide them through the admissions process, and facilitate their journey toward becoming valued members of our vibrant community.


  • Previous success in admissions, recruitment, or sales roles
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage diverse audiences
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the capacity to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, social media platforms, Google workspace, and CRM software
  • Ability to work remotely and willingness to travel occasionally for recruitment events and meetings
  • Alignment with the mission and values of Pillar Seminary


  • Recruitment Outreach
    Proactively reach out to prospective students through various channels, including phone calls, emails, social media platforms, and community events. Cultivate meaningful connections with individuals interested in pursuing theological education and effectively articulate the distinctive mission and values of Pillar Seminary.
  • Admissions Support:
    Provide personalized guidance and support to prospective students throughout the admissions process. Assist applicants in understanding program offerings, application requirements, financial aid options, and important deadlines. Serve as a knowledgeable resource and address any inquiries or concerns promptly and courteously.
  • Event Coordination:
    Collaborate with staff to plan and execute recruitment events, such as information sessions and virtual preview days. Develop engaging presentations, promotional materials, and multimedia content to showcase Pillar Seminary’s unique approach to contextual leadership education and attract prospective students.
  • Relationship Building:
    Foster strong partnerships with local churches, community organizations, and educational institutions to expand Pillar Seminary’s recruitment network and reach a diverse pool of prospective candidates. Attend relevant networking events, conferences, and workshops to promote the seminary’s mission and establish mutually beneficial connections.
  • Data Management:
    Maintain accurate records of recruitment activities, applicant interactions, and enrollment data using the seminary’s CRM/information system. Generate comprehensive reports and analytics to evaluate recruitment strategies, track key performance indicators, and identify opportunities for optimization and growth.


  • Be in general agreement with Pillar’s Statement of Faith (the Apostles’ Creed)
  • Be in wholehearted agreement with Pillar’s mission and values
  • Must work well with others on a team
  • Must be able to engage others in a courteous and professional manner


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree (with seminary experience) preferred


  • Active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Active participation in a local church
  • Counseling or coaching experience preferred
  • This is a remote position. Must be able to provide your own computer and workspace sufficient to see the demands of the job can be met. An institutional email account will be provided.
  • Must be able to provide your own phone for work use purposes.


  • Reports to: Vice President for Administration and Finance


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting up to 20 pounds is an occasional but essential requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be asked to bend and kneel. Vision (with or without accommodations) is required to correctly identify color, clarity, contrast, and depth perception.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Pillar Seminary  is a religious organization and reserves the right to discriminate based on the basis of religion.

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