Position Opening for Admissions Counselor

Bethany Theological Seminary is seeking a full-time admissions counselor to work with the Seminary admissions team starting in November 2017. The position reports to the executive director of admissions and student services.

General Description

The admissions counselor will oversee direct contact with potential students to help generate robust enrollment at the Seminary and will work with students to complete the full application process. This person will engage in face-to-face interactions and must be able to demonstrate excitement and enthusiasm in a wide variety of recruitment situations. This position requires broad travel within the United States. Salary commensurate with qualifications.


Admissions experience and a bachelor’s degree in a theological field is preferred; a bachelor’s degree in a nontheological field with admissions experience is acceptable. Affinity with the values and mission of the Seminary is required, and an understanding of the Church of the Brethren, in the Anabaptist-Pietist tradition, is preferred. Multicultural competency and the ability to communicate with potential students and other individuals at all denominational and educational levels are also required. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, a collaborative working style, self-motivation, and task management skills. The use of social media and electronic communication is expected.

A complete job description is available. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To apply please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to

Attn: Lori Current
Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

Bethany Theological Seminary’s policy prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices with regard to race, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or religion.