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Admissions Counselor – Cleveland Institute of Art

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The Cleveland Institute of Art invites applicants for the role of our full-time Admissions Counselor. This position plays a direct role in recruiting prospective students who wish to pursue an education at The Cleveland Institute of Art by disseminating information to student, their parents, high school teachers and guidance counselors. The information is related to the admissions process at CIA including portfolio preparation and other admissions requirements, Financial Aid, and scholarship opportunities and is given at Portfolio Days, Open Houses, College fairs, High School visits and other CIA events.
The Admissions Counselor participates in various activities such as visiting high schools, participating in college nights/fairs, portfolio days as assigned, conducting presentations and personal interviews with prospective students. Participate in on-campus visitation programming; Review applications for admissions: Respond by mail, e-mail, phone, etc. to prospective student question; coordinate additional projects and program responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
A successful candidate will need experience in recruiting prospective students. Bachelor’s degree is required.  While direct experience in art and/or in the admissions profession is highly desirable, it is not required.  Must possess demonstrated knowledge of or ability to learn state and federal laws and ethical principles as outlined by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors.
This is a full-time exempt position.  Travel within assigned region for roughly 8-12 weeks during the Fall Semester and roughly 4-6 weeks during the Spring Semester. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Cleveland Institute of Art offers a benefit package including; vacation, sick, personal time accrual as well as additional time off while the college is closed during winter break; health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, 403B retirement contribution, tuition remission, free campus parking, and inter-museum council discounts.
Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, CIA complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.

The Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation’s leading accredited independent colleges of art and design. Since 1882, the College has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, producing graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, photographers, contemporary craftsmen, and educators.

With approximately 600 students, CIA offers a personal educational experience with the benefits of a larger institution. Students choose from 15 majors and live and work in Cleveland’s University Circle, one of the country’s most unique cultural centers—recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 10 prettiest communities in the country.

Pay Range: $38,000 – $43,000 per year













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Job Category: Office/Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cleveland

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