Campus Visit Coordinator

  • Northfield, Minnesota, United States, 55057
  • Staff

About the Role:
In the Admissions Office, you’ll be working alongside a dedicated team that is responsible for shaping the future of St. Olaf by recruiting talented and diverse students from around the country and the world to enroll at the college. If you are interested in managing a successful campus visit experience and program for prospective students and guests, that highlights the best St. Olaf College has to offer, this could be the ideal job for you!

What You’ll Do:
Campus Visit: Schedule, manage, and successfully implement all campus visits, including virtual visits, and group visits for prospective students. This will include proper communication with guests, the office, and campus partners. Assist with registration, room reservations, creation of special event agendas, and campus collaboration.
Admissions Events: Support all individual campus visit events through preparation, planning, and execution. Support off-campus visit opportunities and division-related campus programs as needed.
Communications: Provide effective office communication; this includes daily internal and external recruitment communications via text message, online chat, email, and phone calls. Assist in the development and management of an integrated communication plan which includes written and electronic communications.
Student Work: Support all individual campus visit events through preparation, planning, and execution. Support off-campus visit opportunities and division-related campus programs as needed. Assist in, training and supervising successful student ambassadors/workers, who will support all campus visit programming including group and individual visits.

Who You Are:
What you need:
● Associate’s Degree
● Maintain a valid driver’s license and meet St. Olaf College driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record
● 2+ years of event planning or related experience
● Office or customer service experience where contact with the public is valued and imperative or a similar type of work in a higher education setting or relevant experience

Preferred qualifications include:
• Bachelor's Degree
• 4+ years of database experience
• Prior experience using admissions computer software
• Experience in college admissions
• Experience supervising students
• Event planning or related experience

What skills you should bring:
● Superior communication skills (oral, written, group, individual)
● Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
● Strong analytical skills and ability to make independent decisions
● Computer skills; intermediate word processing, spreadsheet, and Google Workspace
● Ability to work independently and operate effectively within a team environment
● The ability to interact positively and professionally with students, families, and guests from a diversity of backgrounds
● The ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple projects, seeing them through to successful completion
● Strong intercultural competency and a commitment to building a strong and inclusive community

If you thrive in a fast-paced work environment, have a positive attitude, exhibit a strong work ethic, enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, and want to make a difference in the lives of students, apply to join St. Olaf’s dynamic Admissions team.

Pay Rate - $21.00 per hour

Please review the job description here:


Who We Are:

Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of culturally rich and diverse Minneapolis and St. Paul. 

The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community. We encourage applications from candidates committed to multicultural understanding and the enrichment of our diverse community.

The college offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 9% company retirement match, company monthly contributions to a retirement healthcare account, company contributions to eligible employee’s health savings account, significant tuition discount (up to 80% off) at ACM and ELCA colleges and universities for employee’s children, and generous paid time off. For a full review of benefit offerings, see the summary of the benefits program here:

To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.


A summary of the Flexible Work Policy:

A link to our DEI page:

A virtual campus tour:

An overview of Northfield:

An overview of the Twin Cities:


St. Olaf College requires all employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination, as defined by the CDC. You may request an accommodation. Compliance with St. Olaf's COVID-19 policy is a condition of employment. Under current guidelines, "up to date" means one updated (bivalent) booster, which became available on September 7, 2022. 


St. Olaf College is an equal employment opportunity and voluntary affirmative action employer.  The College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community.  With regard to its hiring and employment practices, the College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s legally protected status including race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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For Faculty Application Assistance:

Title IX Contact Information:
Pamela McDowell, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator
1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Tomson Hall 180
Northfield, MN 55057

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