Regional Admissions Counselor

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-12-14
Req: R-015211
Job Title

Regional Admissions Counselor

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Enrollment Management

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,042.67 monthly

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of Office of Admissions leadership, the Regional Admissions Counselor will develop and implement, through territory management, key recruitment and early outreach strategies to advance the university and help the institution achieve its enrollment goals. Responsible for articulating A&M-SA’s message to prospective students and their families in a variety of public setting; cooperates with other staff members in the broad context of functional office operations and planning; and serve as the lead in developing recruitment programs and collaborative partnerships in a designated regional area. This position will be based in Houston.

Extensive travel required.
Evening and weekend hours required.
 

This is a regional position; majority of work to be performed offsite/away from campus.

Territory Management

  • Represents the university and its programs to the general public to increase community awareness at recruitment events, including high school and community college visits, college fairs, visits to schools and community-based organizations, receptions, information sessions, and presentations.
  • Assists in data analysis when planning trips to assigned territory/geo-markets.
  • Maintains and expands prospective student recruitment through lead generation, prospect guidance, and matriculation assistance.
  • Researches prospective student history, following through on leads, and maintaining records on assigned recruiting territory
  • Builds and cultivates key relationships and partnerships with high school counselors, middle school communities, community-based organizations, community college personnel, and alumni.
  • Performs detailed and personalized outreach to prospective students such as: phone calling, emailing, and other communications as needed.
  • Attends staff development programs and on-campus events.
  • Recruits and engages alumni/parents within volunteer program to increase coverage in key recruitment territories.
  • Participates in transfer admission and recruitment activities as needed.

Admissions Counseling

  • Counsels prospective undergraduate applicants and their families regarding A&M-SA academic programs, extracurricular opportunities, admissions requirements and procedures.  This interaction may include phone, in-person, or written contacts. In-person contacts may include group presentations in addition to individual appointments.
  • In all counseling situations, employee must be thoroughly knowledgeable about A&M-SA academic and extracurricular opportunities, and clearly articulate advantages of the A&M-SA undergraduate experience.  Further, the employee must be accurate in describing admissions policies, criteria and procedures.
  • Individual must be responsive to prospective students’ concerns and needs by providing excellent customer service.
  • An ability to complete timely review of applications from an assigned set of high schools and assists others as needed. File review activities include monitoring files for completeness and fielding questions from applicants.

Travel

  • Admissions Counselors are expected to travel extensively within assigned recruitment territories. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required, (Master’s preferred)
  • Three years of related experience (in admissions/recruitment/financial aid)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to remain productive and effective while working independently with little to no supervision.
  • Proficiency in admissions recruiting/advising and financial aid
  • Knowledge of student information systems (Banner preferred) and customer relationship management tools (Target X or slate preferred)
  • General knowledge of graduate and international admissions policies and procedures
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong presentation skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

For Internal Applicants:

Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume:

1) Select CAREER

2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION

3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE

4) Select file and submit resume

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

For External Applicants:

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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