Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Oct 23, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 12143


Working Title: Admissions Counselor, First-Year Outreach


Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 004508

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Enrollment Management is a key campus thought partner that provides collaborative leadership in university-wide efforts, utilizing systematic, innovative, and synergistic approaches to leverage a data-informed enrollment strategy to improve market distinctiveness, and execute the campus strategic plan. The division comprises the offices of Enrollment Management, Financial Aid & Scholarships, University Registrar, and Undergraduate Admissions. The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is to support and achieve UCI student enrollment goals through practices consistent with the mission and values of the university. The Office seeks to identify, recruit, admit and enroll high-achieving, talented and accomplished students who reflect diverse backgrounds from throughout California, across the United States, and abroad. UCI welcomes students who will contribute to and celebrate the diversity of the campus, realize their potential to positively impact the community and world, and foster their own and the university's spirit of research and innovation.

Responsible for administering motivational and informational programs throughout California aimed at enrolling more well-prepared and high-achieving students on campus. Applies skills as a recruitment and admissions professional. Provides substantive information on student programs for the University of California, Irvine Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Performs recruitment activities. Evaluates and makes determinations regarding applications for admission using established guidelines.

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Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.

Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Demonstrated knowledge and ability to evaluate eligibility and transferability of course work.

Knowledge of and experience in conducting intersegmental relations for the purposes of outreach, advising, program and curriculum planning.

Skills to analyze, synthesize, organize and evaluate pertinent reports, data, academic program descriptions and university policies.

Skill in listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of customers to achieve excellent customer service measured by outcomes rather than activities.


Working knowledge of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.

Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements at UC.

Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus / school / college.

Special Conditions Required:

Occasional nights/weekends required.

Frequent travel outside of normal business hours required.

Must possess a valid CA driver's license.

Employment is subject to a DOJ background check.

Employee is required to sign a confidentiality/conflict of interest disclosure.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Posted: 10/26/2020
Application Due: 11/11/2020
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