Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

San Marcos
Jul 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Job Number: 2017412

Location: San Marcos, Other - San Antonio

Department: Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: $3,166.67 + Commensurate with Experience

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree.
Effective and accurate written communication skills.
Experience with event coordination.

Preferred Qualifications:
Texas State Alumnus.
Two years or more of prior experience in college admissions or closely related experience.
Bilingual Spanish.
Experience working with ethnically diverse student populations.
Experience working independently with minimum supervision.

Job Description:
The purpose of the job is to recruit prospective students from the San Antonio area to Texas State. Recruitment includes visits to high schools and two-year colleges as well as on and off campus programming. The position provides specific information on Texas State and advises students/parents so that the correct college choice might be made. This position reads admission files and recommends admission decisions. Must reside in the San Antonio area.

This position will be 75% based in the San Antonio area and 25% based on campus.

Job Duties:
Responsibilities include: extensive travel to Texas high schools, two-year colleges and other community events; extensive contact and collaboration with high school and community college students, high school counselors, college advisors, university alumni and other community organizations; assisting with university programming such as campus visit days, bus trips and information sessions; assisting with preparation of correspondence and statistical reports; counseling prospective students and families in the college selection process; evaluating academic credentials; communicating admission decisions; assisting faculty and other departments in recruitment efforts; and other duties as assigned. Some overnight, weekend and/or evening work required. Must reside in the San Antonio area.

Additional Information to Applicants:
Your cover letter MUST include a description of how you meet the qualifications for this position. Preference will be given to complete and thorough application materials.

Job Open Date: 07/26/2017

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce