Job Title: Admissions Counselor
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47872
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 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 Enrollment Management 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. Counsels current and prospective students regarding admission scholarship opportunities, eligibility and renewals requirements. Refers specialized scholarship questions to Program Manager and/or senior leadership. Assists other sections during peak times in support of the goals of the Office of Enrollment ManagementQualifications 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.
The ability to prioritize and organize multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Experience counseling and/or providing expertise and advice is required.
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or comparable software.
A valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain one.
Candidates must attach a resume to be considered for the position.Preferred 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.
The ability to review, analyze, formulate, and organize data and information and follow through on assignments.
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 Mid to high 30,000.00'sPay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Schedule 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 https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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