Graduate Admissions Counselor
Responsible for various areas of student success either in Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid, etc.; can recruit freshmen and transfer students from high schools & community colleges; makes presentations to student groups; counsels students and parents regarding the admissions process OR coordinate campus scholarships; manage programs for students receiving financial aid; process, track, monitor all institutional scholarships; provide financial aid counseling OR be responsible for recruitment, marketing and customer service for KSU Graduate Programs, etc.
The Graduate Admissions Counselor will work with prospective KSU graduate students from the beginning of the admissions funnel through applicant acceptance. In addition, the candidate will attend Georgia regional career fairs to advertise, market and recruit prospective graduate applicants. The candidate will respond to inquiries for information from prospective candidates in the form of telephone, walk in and email/live chat. The candidate will have a robust knowledge of all 91 graduate programs at the university.
This is considered a position of trust with access to confidential student information.
As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See http://hr.kennesaw.edu/managers/docs/Credit_check_criteria.pdf and http://www.usg.edu/hr/manual/motor_vehicle_use for policy guidelines.
Bachelor's degree and related experience.
Bachelors' Degree in any field and 2 years of related experience preferred.
Bachelors' Degree in any field;
Expertise in Banner required.
Knowledge of Hobsons Radius preferred.
Strong intercultural competency required.
Strong writing skills required.