HR at Thomas More College

Job Postings

Transfer Counselor

Department: Enrollment
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to
Contact: Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources
phone: 859-344-3314

Basic Purpose

Manage all aspects of recruitment, from initial contact through matriculation for transfer, non-traditional, home school, GED, and veteran students.


Core Competency Skills Required

1.      Excellent written, oral and listening skills.

2.      Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal skills.

3.      Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams and outside organizations.

4.      Must show evidence of ability to manage multiple projects at a time.

5.      Demonstrates strong decision making skills and self-assurance.


Principal Activities

Recruit exceptional students for associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs from high schools, businesses, industries and the community, with a primary focus on students transferring from other colleges and universities.

Communicate consistently and effectively with prospective students and their families in person and via phone, email, text messaging, printed media, and the internet.

Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for inquiries, applications, admitted and enrolled students.

Work aggressively in the community to increase public awareness of Thomas More College programs, success stories and opportunities.

Initiate, develop and maintain partnerships with community colleges, agencies, and other organizations to facilitate and enhance student recruitment.

Work collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, advising, registrar and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student.

Maintain a detailed knowledge of degree programs, including requirements, curriculum, policies and procedures, student and faculty accomplishments and general knowledge about Thomas More College.



Bachelor’s degree required.

2-3 years’ experience working in college admission or other area of higher education. Transfer admission, and advising experience preferred.

Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with faculty, campus officials, staff, and community agencies and schools required.