Transfer Admissions Counselor

Moon Township, PA
Feb 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 493150
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Department: Admissions - Transfer, Online and Colonial Hub
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: Enrollment Management, Other
Position Title Transfer Admissions Counselor

Position Department Admissions - Transfer, Online and Colonial Hub

Position Type Staff Full-Time

This is a counselor position within the admissions department primarily responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate transfer, traditional adult and non-traditional adult students to the University.

Responsible for effectively managing the recruitment of prospective transfer, traditional adult and non-traditional adult students for all terms and freshmen for spring and summer terms. Responsible for the use of the Enrollment Management Action System (EMAS), the Patriot system and PowerFaids in order to correspond with prospective students. Counsels prospective applicants on admissions and financial aid processes and opportunities. Responsible for explaining the various enrollment management practices, procedures, and policies of the University to prospective students, parents and community college career counselors. Provides a follow-up to students and parents via phone, letters, email and scheduled appointment in specific recruitment territory. Responsible for completing phone calls, face-to-face visits, and written correspondence. Reviews admission applications, evaluates credential and makes admission decisions.
  • Responsible for the scheduling and visitation of designated community colleges, places of employment and other locations. Responsible for attending college fairs and various other recruiting programs that are deemed necessary in order to attract students to the University. Adheres to University policies and procedures regarding travel and procurement.
  • Will need to drive on behalf of the University.
  • Responsible for performing related work as needed or required.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Bachelor's Degree required.
  • One to three years of experience in enrollment management or related field required.
  • Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours; ability to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment.
  • Valid driver's license required.

  • Exemption Status Exempt

    Act 153 Clearance Required No

    Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check Yes

    Required to Pass a Credit Check No

    Additional Posting Information None

    Special Applicant Instructions None

    Advertised December 18, 2017 Eastern Standard Time

    Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

    Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

    RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

    RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

    At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
    Visit RMU's Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity


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