Trine Careers

Admission Counselor
Angola, Indiana


The Office of Enrollment Management seeks a qualified individual to fill our entry-level Admission Counselor position. This position has the primary responsibility of attracting and recruiting new students to Trine University, along with the coordination of specific recruitment-related programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Admission Counselor

This position reports directly to the V.P. for Enrollment Management. The Admission Counselor’s primary responsibility is to assume a key territorial recruitment assignment (OHIO), including prospective student telecounseling, presentations on the University and financial aid, coverage of college fair programs, inquiry and applicant follow up, etc.   This person also assists with group campus visitation programs (e.g. open houses, Scholarship Days, etc.), staff and student employee training, website monitoring/maintenance and campus tour program. The Admission Counselor has a limited responsibility for assisting the Dean in planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and efforts, which seek to enroll an academically talented and culturally diverse student body.  Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Admission.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Preference will be given to candidates with previous admission experience working in private higher education.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an appreciation for the value of a comprehensive, pre-professional, engineering and sciences education, a valid driver’s license, enthusiasm for and ability to do significant traveling, experience and skill working with computers and software programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Jenzabar/EX, etc.), and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match                        
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.