Admissions Counselor

Position Number: 00105036

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for identifying, recruiting, and enrolling a large, highly-qualified, and diverse new student class each year. The office processes over 30,000 applications for freshman, transfer, and international admissions. It is our responsibility to meet the freshman and transfer enrollment targets on behalf of the University.

Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Admissions office in identifying, recruiting and enrolling a new academically strong and diverse student class each academic year. The position holder will articulate admissions policies and procedures to students, parents and counselors. Additionally, this person will review academic credentials of freshman applicants to make appropriate decisions regarding admissibility to the University. Requirements for this position include strong attention to detail and demonstrating the ability to work with speed and accuracy under the pressure of deadlines.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Ability to exercise judgment and work independently. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a team member. Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines. Computer proficiency - must be knowledgeable in the use of computerized management information systems (databases). Demonstrated ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of academic and/or administrative policies and procedures. Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel or organizational matters Work requires in-depth analysis and counseling skills along with independent judgment and discretion to render appropriate admissions decisions in an increasingly competitive market. In some cases, individuals may possess an unusual aptitude for this level responsibility and may lack one or more of the above requirements. Nonetheless, each of the above requirements is expected of the overwhelming majority of successful candidates. Flexibility to travel for extended periods. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds occasionally.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelor's degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Experience in a University work setting preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: NC Driver's License or ability to obtain one within 60 days of start date.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.