Home » Employment » Admissions Counselor

Admissions Counselor

Position Summary

Williams Baptist College seeks an energetic and motivated individual to serve as an Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions. A bachelor's degree is required, as well as a commitment to the College's mission.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for:

  • Recruiting high school students to attend Williams from a strategic territory

  • Providing individual tours for prospective students and families

  • Assisting with special events, group tours, and other activities

  • Extensive travel to recruiting territory including: college fairs, high schools, and churches

  • Assisting with bulk mail outs and promotional pieces

  • Managing and updating appropriate databases

  • Public speaking at recruitment functions

  • Excellent knowledge and the ability to articulate all areas of college life including/but not limited to: admissions, scholarship/financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and student affairs, and campus ministries

  • Assisting with social media and digital marketing efforts

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • There is considerable amount of travel required for this position


  • A bachelor's degree is required

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

  • Proficient with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)

  • Must hold valid driver's license

Williams Baptist College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, the college is committed to producing exceptional graduates prepared to engage local and global cultures through a Christ-centered worldview.  Founded in 1941, the college has an enrollment of about 550 and is located in Walnut Ridge, a rural community of approximately 7,500. The college is located 115 miles north of Little Rock, 110 miles west of Memphis, and twenty-five miles from Jonesboro, Arkansas. More information about the college's history, mission, and vision is available on this website.

Applicants must be individuals of the highest Christian character, excellent teachers, competent scholars, and servant leaders.  Application materials, including a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information, should be submitted via email to hr@wbcoll.edu. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.