Admission Officer / Recruiter

Job description

Job ID: 44379

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Office of Admissions


Responsible for the evaluation of freshman/First Time in College (FTIC) application types and the implementation of University policies and procedures as they relate to freshman/FTIC Admissions. Assists in the planning and coordinating of recruitment activities and represents Florida State University to prospective students, parents, and counselors.

Assists in the coordination and management of the application review process for freshman/FTIC students to the University. Responsible for the implementation of University policies and procedures as they relate to freshman/FTIC Admissions. Shares in the management of the acknowledgment of incomplete freshman/FTIC applications.

Represents the University for freshman/FTIC admissions. Frequent contact with prospective students, applicants and their parents, the general public, officials and personnel associated with colleges/community colleges/universities, and high school counselors. Provides interpretation of policies and procedures to aforementioned entities. Some contact with principals and teachers. Participates in special events hosted by the Office of Admissions and Records such as Preview and counselor workshops.

Extensive travel throughout Florida and out of state. Due to travel needs, position requires operation of a motor vehicle. Counsels prospective students and represents the University at sponsored events pertaining to Admissions and provides information about the University and its programs.

Assists in 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. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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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Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 12/1/2018
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