Admission Counselor II (Phoenix, AZ)

Tucson, AZ
Oct 13, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Admission Counselor II (Phoenix, AZ) Posting Numberreq2806 DepartmentAdmissions & New Student Enrol Department Website Link Phoenix Area AddressPhoenix, AZ USA Position Highlights

The Admissions Counselor, Outreach position is responsible for managing an assigned recruitment territory, forming recruitment plans and activities to meet the stated enrollment goals of the University. This position interprets admissions policies, academic policies and requirements, and student service policies and procedures and effectively communicating these to prospective students, parents, high school counselors, community college administrators and advisors, community based organizations and other faculty and staff. The Admissions Counselor, Outreach is also responsible for proper expenditure of budget resources for recruitment activities, programs and travel. This position is responsible for managing their assigned territory by setting goals, monitoring success, and analyzing recruitment and enrollment outcomes.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Uses independent judgment to create a recruitment schedule, travel, and strategy based on specific, targeted enrollment goals for their assigned territory. Undertakes extensive regional travel to meet specific territory goals.
  • Manages recruitment territory, forming recruitment plans and activities that resonate with the students and families in those regions in order to meet desired goals. Tracks progress toward goals and determines interventions and supports accordingly. This includes efforts and travel plans needed for territory.
  • Actively and independently leads engagement with prospective students, counselors, parents and other constituents regarding the admission process, procedures and related academic information.
  • Serves as a resource specialist for communication of complex and sensitive information with respect to application, scholarship/financial aid, residency determination, academic advising/academic requirements and admission to the University. Advises students interpreting pathways to UArizona regarding academics, funding, admission, and opportunities
  • Researches, designs and implements strategic recruitment activities for special populations in collaboration with supervisor and other Enrollment Management leadership.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
Preferred QualificationsFLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryStudent ServicesBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$40,000Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade5 Career Stream and LevelPC2Job FamilyRecruitment & Admissions Job FunctionStudent Services Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesEllen Cyrier
Admission Counselor IV
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602-827-2577 Open Date10/12/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.