Admissions Counselor

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Posting DateMay 24, 2019 Position TitleAdmissions Counselor Vacancy #V-1660 & V-1661 & V-1685 DepartmentUndergraduate Admissions DivisionStudent Devel And Campus Life Job Description

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will recruit first-year students to the University, and participate in all aspects of recruitment, admission and enrollment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a recruitment territory in a targeted geographic area; schedule and attend recruitment events including but not limited to high school visits and college fairs.
  • Develop relationships with guidance/school counselors in assigned territory.
  • Deliver interactive presentations to diverse audiences at high school visits, campus tours, and Open House programs.
  • Regularly meet with “Walk-In” visitors to the Undergraduate Admissions office.
  • Advise 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.
  • May be responsible for a special population of applicant, such as College of the Arts or Veteran/Military applicants.
  • Regularly communicate with interested parties via a variety of communication channels, including phone and e-mail.
  • Assist with execution of Undergraduate Admission events, including but not limited to Open House, Accepted Student Day, Scholar Dinner, Counselor Workshop, and the Hispanic Student College Institute.
  • Utilize Slate to manage territory, analyze data, review and decision applications, and execute recruitment campaigns.
  • Develop and execute 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Qualifications & Requirements

REQUIRED:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills are required.
  • Must have schedule flexibility and be available for evening, weekend and occasional holiday programming.
  • A valid driver’s license and full-time access to reliable transportation is required.
  • Candidates must have the ability to work both independently and in a team centered environment.
  • Extensive experience with MS Office, particularly PowerPoint, is required.
  • Must be able to load and transport admissions materials weighing up to 30 pounds.


PREFERRED:

  • One year of related experience in admissions/higher education
  • 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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Posted: 5/26/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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