Multicultural Counselor, Central FL
Job Title: Multicultural Counselor, Central FL
Location: Orlando, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47850
Department The Office of AdmissionsEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities This position serves as the multicultural regional counselor for the greater Orlando area. With a special emphasis on first-generation and socio-economically disadvantaged multicultural, Hispanic, and/or Latino students, responsible for assisting with the management, administration, planning and coordination of regional recruitment activities for Central Florida and the implementation of University policies and procedures as they relate to freshman/First Time in College (FTIC) Admissions.
Assists in the evaluation of freshman/FTIC applications. Recruits freshman/FTIC students to the University, with special emphasis on first-generation and socio-economically disadvantaged multicultural, Hispanic, and/or Latino students. Serves as multicultural regional counselor for Central Florida. Supports recruitment efforts 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.
Participates in special events hosted by the Office of Admissions and Records such as Preview and counselor workshops. 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.
Takes part in the evaluation of freshman/FTIC applications for admission to the University, including CARE Summer Bridge program applications. Assists local high schools and prospective students with admission application submissions to help increase application completion rates. Responsible for the implementation of University policies as they relate to freshman/FTIC Admissions. Assists in the acknowledgment of incomplete freshman/FTIC applications.
Coordinates recruiting efforts with Seminole Clubs and Alumni Chapters. Must have ability to collect and analyze data to assess recruiting effectiveness.
Reviews and evaluates policies and procedures, making suggestions and recommendations to senior leadership. Shares in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and staffing in the Office of Admissions.
Provides remote assistance to other sections during peak times in support of the goals of the Office of Admissions.Qualifications Bachelor's degree and one year of experience; or a high school diploma and six years of experience.
(Note: 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.
Qualified candidates will have experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or comparable software.
Knowledge of the principles, practices of event planning and the ability to coordinate, organize and evaluate meeting and/or events. Experience with public speaking and giving presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
A Valid State of Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire is required.
Candidates must be able to work from a home-based office within the target area and on some nights and weekends.
*Candidates must attach a resume to be considered for the position*Preferred 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.
Spanish speaking is preferred but not required.
Candidates with a strong sense of initiative and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.
The ability to make sound judgments while working in a deadline-driven environment is essential.Anticipated Salary Range Mid $30,000s to low $40,000sPay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.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 https://jobs.fsu.edu. 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.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.