Temporary Graduate Admission Counselor

Job description

There has never been a more exciting time to represent the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and enable our mission of advancing technical and scientific knowledge and capabilities to improve quality of life for our global society. If you want to be a part of building and realizing the future of Ritchie School, we invite you to consider this opportunity as one of two temporary non-benefitted graduate admissions counselors. The job will start as soon as January. The work schedule is somewhat flexible from 30-37.5 hours per week and will not exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Position Summary

The Temporary Graduate Admissions Counselor will report directly to the Executive Director of Graduate Enrollment and will engage in every aspect of student recruitment and enrollment. In coordination with the Executive Director, DU's Office of Graduate Studies and the Ritchie School's three academic departments (Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering) the Temporary Graduate Admissions Counselor will support the school in meeting its Fall 2018 recruiting, admissions and enrollment goals for both its research and professional graduate degree programs. The responsibilities for this position include execution of the admission process, student recruitment, record keeping and document organization.

Essential Functions

  • Meet enrollment goals for graduate programs
  • Schedule and host regularly occurring program recruiting events i.e. happy hours, info sessions;
  • Schedule and host regularly occurring program webinars;
  • Conduct electronic and telephonic 1:1 consultations informing prospective students about Ritchie School program offerings;
  • Respond to daily inquiries from prospective students via email, phone, text etc.;
  • Counsel prospective students and applicants on admission policies and procedures, application status, as well as offer solutions to applicant problems and requests regarding admission;
  • Maintain up-to-date records on prospective students;
  • Process applications and ensure all admission materials are submitted for final review;
  • Participate in local recruiting events as necessary;
  • Uphold record release policies and legal requirements, including the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other applicable laws and regulations governing the confidentiality of student records;
  • Stay current on a wide range of University policies and global educational trends affecting graduate students, admission and special programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment and strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems, preferably admissions-oriented platforms including Slate.
  • Experience in student recruiting and/or sales.

Work Schedule

General business hours 8-4:30, M-F. Some consideration can be given to flexible scheduling. The work schedule is flexible from 30-37.5 hours per week and will not exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.




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Job No: 800850
Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/18/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable