Admissions Counselor, EOF
Posting DateMay 24, 2019 Position TitleAdmissions Counselor, EOF Vacancy #V-1662 DepartmentUndergraduate Admissions DivisionStudent Devel And Campus Life Job Description
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions Counselor, EOF will recruit first-year students to the University. They will participate in all aspects of recruitment, admission and enrollment and are responsible for the admission and enrollment of the Educational Opportunity Fund freshman class.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manages a recruitment territory in a targeted geographic area and traditionally underserved/EOF feeder districts; schedules and attends recruitment events including but not limited to high school visits and college fairs.
- Oversees the processing and admission for students applying to the EOF program.
- Works collaboratively with Financial Aid to render admissions decisions for the EOF program.
- Develop relationships with guidance/school counselors in assigned territory.
- Delivers interactive presentations to diverse audiences at high school visits, campus tours, and Open House programs.
- Regularly meets with “Walk-In” visitors to the Undergraduate Admissions office.
- Advises prospective students, families and school counselors on application and enrollment processes, scholarships, academic offerings and co-curricular opportunities.
- Review applications and materials to make admissions decisions.
- Coordinates initiatives related to financial literacy and education as related to the undergraduate admissions process. Serves as the liaison to the Office of Student Financial Aid.
- Regularly communicates with interested parties via a variety of communication channels, including phone and e-mail.
- Assists with execution of Undergraduate Admissions events, including but not limited to Open House, Accepted Student Day, Scholar Dinner, Counselor Workshop, and the Hispanic Student College Institute.
- Utilizes Slate to manage territory, analyze data, review and decision applications, and execute recruitment campaigns.
- Develops and executes strategic recruitment and yield campaigns, which may include collaborating with the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications on messaging to targeted, segmented groups of students.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
- Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree
- Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills
- Must have schedule flexibility and be available for evening and weekend programming
- A valid driver’s license and full-time access to reliable transportation
- Candidates must have the ability to work both independently and in a team centered environment
- Ability to work with a diverse student population
- Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Must be able to load and transport admissions materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
- One year of experience in an institution of higher education, specifically in admissions, financial aid, EOF/EOP, or other access programs, or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
- Experience working with underserved populations, first generation students, access programs and/or Educational Opportunity Fund/Program students
- Fluency in a language other than English
- Experience with Slate and/or Banner
- Interest in working in a diverse, fast-paced environment
- Positive attitude, desire to be part of a dynamic team, and a sense of humor!
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