Admission Officer / Recruiter, 54781

Tallahassee, FL
Sep 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42419

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Office of Admissions


Reports directly to Senior Admission Officer. Responsible for the evaluation of all undergraduate application types and the implementation of University policies and procedures as they relate to Undergraduate Admissions. Assists in the planning and coordinating of recruitment activities and represents Florida State University to prospective students, parents, and counselors.
Shares responsibility for coordinating and managing the review and evaluation of applications for admission of undergraduate students to the University. Responsible for the implementation of University policies and procedures as they relate to Undergraduate Admissions. Shares responsibility for managing the acknowledgment of incomplete undergraduate applications.
Recruits undergraduate students to the University. Extensive travel throughout Florida and out of state. Counsels prospective students and represents the University at sponsored events pertaining to Admissions and provides information about the University and its programs. Participates in special events hosted by the Office of Admissions and Records such as Preview and counselor workshops. Interprets policies and procedures for University personnel, high school guidance counselors, community college/college/university counselors, and prospective students and their parents. Frequent contact with prospective students, applicants and their parents, the general public, University officials and high school counselors. Some contact with principals, teachers, and officials from other colleges and universities.
Shares responsibility for the review and evaluation of policies and procedures, making suggestions and recommendations to senior leadership. Assists other sections during peak times in support of the goals of the Office of Admissions and Records.


A Bachelor's degree and one year of experience, or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to five years. Experience should be relevant and related to the responsibilities of the job.
Qualified candidates will possess the ability to prioritize and organize multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Experience counseling and/or providing expertise and advice is required.
Qualified candidates will have experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or comparable software.
Candidates must attach a resume to be considered for the position.
Applicants must have a valid Driver's License to be eligible for position.


A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of complimentary experience preferred. We seek energetic candidates who are detail-oriented, and who work well independently as well as in a team. Experience working with diverse populations, reviewing transcripts, and interpreting and applying admissions tests is preferred. Candidates should have the ability to review, analyze, formulate, and organize data and information and follow through on assignments.
Applicants should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Candidates with a strong sense of initiative and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently are preferred. The ability to make sound judgments while working in a deadline-driven environment is essential.

Anticipated Salary Range


Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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