Admissions Counselor

Riverside, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$43,100 - $53,600

Position Information
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Freshmen Admission, organize and administer motivational and informational programs throughout California aimed at increasing UCR enrollment from high achieving high school students. Responsible for all phases of eligibility evaluation of freshmen applicants based on self-reported information, official transcripts, and other pertinent documents. As an official representative of the University, is available to prospective and admitted students, their families, the campus community, and the general public to interpret, enforce, and explain University policies and regulations. Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the University at workshops, counselor conferences, college fairs, high school visits, and a variety of on and off-campus yield events.

Minimum Requirements
Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to identify relevant concerns in order to formulate logical and objective conclusions.
Skill in listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of customers to achieve excellent customer service measured by outcomes rather than activities.
Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
Skill in organizing and setting priorities that accurately reflect the importance of the job responsibilities.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to effectively manage a large volume of undergraduate admissions applications and multiple programs in a timely manner while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college.
Ability to work effectively, efficiently, and independently in a fast-paced environment that is subject to constantly changing priorities.

Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC.

Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate statistical data and policy.

Working knowledge of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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