Admissions counselors work in academic settings where their job is seek out prospective students and sell the institute’s education and student life benefits. This is an administrative plus marketing job and this professional is often required to attain targets with strict deadlines.
Your cover letter for an admissions counselor resume is your first step towards getting this job. In fact, it is a great opportunity for entry level candidates to relate their academic achievements, skills, internships and coursework with the requirements of employer. If you are an entry level applicant, the following cover letter may guide you writing an effective cover letter for admissions counselor position.
902 Okta Way
Fairbanks, AK 77733
August 31, 2015
Mr. Jeffery Mattson
Manager Human Resources
6645 Spruce Street
Fairbanks, AK 55553
Dear Mr. Mattson:
I recently graduated from Fairbanks University where I held a volunteer position at the admission office for five months. Since I worked reasonably well in the university office, I decided to pursue a career in academic counseling and would like to offer my services for the position of an Admission Counselor at Fairbanks University.
Based on your requirements, following are some highlights of my strengths that makes me an ideal candidate for admission counselor position:
• In-depth knowledge of university admission procedures
• Hands-on experience in sales and public relations
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with multicultural students
• Familiar with modern office equipment, practices and procedures
• Highly skilled in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Great telephone etiquette
Moreover, I am a well organized individual with an exceptional ability to oversee programs and activities as required by the department.
I am confident that my strong commitment to represent the university in a positive manner and the ability to meet goals will prove to be a great asset to the university. I will call you next week to ask for a time when I can meet with you personally and discuss this position. Meanwhile, I can be reached at (002) 222-2222 if you need any further information from me.
Thank you for your time and consideration.