Non-Resident Admissions Counselor and Recruiter

San Jose, California
May 12, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Non-Resident Admissions Counselor and Recruiter

Job ID: 24111

Full/Part Time: Full - Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3084, Range 1

Department: Student Outreach and Recruitment


About the Position

The Non-resident Admissions Counselor and Recruiter is responsible for advising and counseling all prospective, new, and continuing non-resident and international students attempting to complete Title 5, CSU and University and undergraduate admissions and degree requirements; conducts international undergraduate and graduate mission evaluation and assessment; and actively collaborates with other university staff involved in various aspects of admissions and records processing, to ensure that related processes are completed in a timely manner. The objective and in all interactions is to provide customer service and information regarding policies and procedures; to suggest actions that will resolve issues and to establish cordial and collegial relationships with contacts in the undergraduate and graduate admissions Unit. The primary responsibility of the Non-Resident Admissions Counselor and Recruiter is to represent San Jose State University to prospective students, parents, community college and high school counselors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Provides workshops, one-to-one meetings, and serves as Counselor of the Day answering phones and e-mail communications to advise non-resident and international applicants on requirements. Designs and conducts SJSU admissions presentations and various workshops such as the CSU Mentor workshops, as needed or requested. Advises and recruits non-resident and international prospective freshmen and transfer students. Conducts in-depth interviews to assess students' needs, goals, major choices, and preparedness for university level work. Assesses academic records of international applicants for admission to the university; prepares and transmits individualized evaluation of transfer credit; advises on fulfillment of remaining requirements; assists students in the appropriate appeals process. Verifies process for undergraduate domestic applicants, determining admissibility of applicant via transcript and other documentation review. Provides counseling and advising customer service by assisting students at the admission service counter.

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