Broad, open landscape accented by rolling hills and big sky vistas with lots of clean air and bright days, hundreds of lakes and waterways for a myriad of outdoor adventures from canoeing, hiking, rock climbing to alpine and cross-country skiing. Our students value the talented, caring faculty, small student-centered classes, and close student-instructor rapport. Liberal arts and professional studies programs with service-learning, internship, and undergraduate research opportunities describe intellectual adventure at UM-Presque Isle. Come join our North of Ordinary university community.

One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, the University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1,500 traditional and non-traditional students from the United States and Canada with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. It combines liberal arts and selected professional studies programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire area.

Senior Admissions Counselor/Admissions Counselor

2 Positions

Appointment Terms: Full-time, regular, 12 month position. Travel, evening and weekend work will be required.

Salary: Typical starting salary range $26,570 to $35,661; title and salary commensurate with background and experience.

Duties Begin Immediately

Responsibilities: The Counselor is a member of the team that is responsible for meeting the enrollment goals at the University for first-year or transfer students, utilizing established recruitment strategies in assigned territories, traveling to college fairs and individual school visits at high schools and community colleges, handling inquiries from prospective students, attending various on-campus recruiting events, reviewing applications for admissions, organizing and conducting campus tours, interviewing and communicating with prospective students and their families regarding the admissions process, and networking with high school guidance counselors. The Counselor will represent the University and advocate for its strategic goals of personalized proficiency based education delivery.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated experience in student recruiting or substantially similar work experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and be available to travel during peak recruiting times. For the Senior Admissions Counselor: At least five years of previous higher education admissions experience. A demonstrated track record of success in exceeding Admissions goals.

Benefits: Excellent health/accident/life insurance, Retirement, Social Security, Tuition Waiver, Fitness Center Membership, etc.

University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Programs, and Teacher Education. The University of Maine at Presque Isle will design with each student a personalized, technologically innovative education and prepare each graduate for a professional career, global contributions, and lifelong learning. Candidates may find more information about this new direction for the University at

Applications: This position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date on August 1, 2014 will be considered at the discretion of the University. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, transcripts of the highest degree earned, and the names and contact information of three current references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to communicate via e-mail utilizing Word and/or PDF attachments. Applications should be submitted to: , or the address listed below.

Applicants are also asked to fill out a professional application which can be downloaded at The successful candidate will be subject to a background check. For more information please call the Human Resources Office at (207) 768-9549.

Barbara B. Lambert
Human Resources
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.