Admissions Counselor

Fayetteville, NC
Jun 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Position Title: Admissions Counselor

Position Number: 000178

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: Admissions

Posting Number: 0401221

SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty)

Job Category: Professional

Hiring Range: $31,939-$41,520

Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Office of Admissions intentionally recruits and admits students who both show academic promise and prowess, who have a sense of and appreciation for their history, culture and community. Fayetteville State University values diversity in the student body and we encourage applications from a wide range of ethnic, geographic, religious, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. In our marketing efforts we are ethically bound to truthfully represent FSU by providing accurate and updated information to prospective students, their families and guidance counselors. Also, we will work very closely with alumni and other constituencies to support our recruitment efforts. In all of our recruitment endeavors, we value and promote personalized attention and excellent customer service.

Description of Work Continued:
Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Admissions Counselor will assist the Executive Director of Admissions in meeting institutional enrollment goals. This person will be responsible for managing all aspects of the recruitment process in an assigned geographic territory. Such activities include but are not limited to implementing marketing strategies, relationship building, application review, and extensive travel. Additional responsibilities include assistance in operational assignments as needed. Other duties include:

-Travel extensively to represent the college at a variety of recruitment venues/programs.
-Assist with the planning and implementation of recruitment and yield activities in the admissions office.
-Conduct interviews, tours and presentations on and off campus.
-Review application materials and recommend admission decisions.
-Develop and maintain correspondence with students, parents, alumni and other institutional officials & representatives.
-Compile quarterly and year-end reports.
-Serve as Co-Advisor to the Office of Admissions Bronco Student Ambassador Volunteer Organization.
-Assists with operational duties as needed and assigned.
-Willingness to work nights and weekends is required.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree required, masters preferred.

Must have the ability to render decisions based on the interpretation of program policy and procedures preferably at the collegiate level in student services. Strong communication skills, both written and oral are required.

The position requires a valid driver's license.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Knowledge of enrollment process and associated cycles of tasks/responsibilities
Knowledge of college academic offerings and support systems
Must be detailed, multi-tasked and goal oriented.
Must be extremely flexible and have the ability to adapt to change.
Knowledge of financial options available to new students
Must have strong interpersonal and customer skills
Ability to process student information in designated student info system
Ability to work collaboratively as team member
Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines at times with minimal supervision
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Must have a commitment to exemplary customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree

One to three years of experience in admissions, higher education or equivalent combination of training/skills preferred.

Closing Date: 06/27/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • High school graduate, diploma or the equivalent
    • Some college credit, no degree
    • Associate degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Professional/Graduate degree
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of admissions experience do you currently possess?
    • Less than 1
    • 1-3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * This position is required to work a varied schedule including night and weekend hours, are you available to work a varied schedule?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * This position requires extensive travel. Are you able to fulfill this job requirement?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Transcripts

EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veterans Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.


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