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Graduate Admissions Counselor

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  • Graduate & Adult Admissions
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full-Time
  • Health Insurance, Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance, Tuition discounts, paid Vacation & Sick Time and generous paid Holidays

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    The Graduate and Adult Admissions Office is responsible for the ongoing program of student recruitment and admissions of adult and graduate students.


    The Graduate Admissions Counselor is responsible for the management of recruitment and admissions activities related to all assigned programs. The Counselor will be responsible for cultivating and managing inquiries, helping prospective students through the admissions process and conducting student appointments in order to successfully meet targeted recruitment goals. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.

    • Recommended by the Director of Graduate & Adult Admissions
    • Approved by the Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing


    • Report to the Director of Graduate & Adult Admissions for daily supervision
    • Collaborate with the appropriate Program Director, Deans and Faculty as needed
    • Collaborate with Marketing, Registrar, Financial Aid and other related departments when necessarInteract and function cooperatively with other campus personnel

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:

    1. Represents the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and activities
    2. In coordination with the Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruiting, plan and implement recruitment strategies and activities to find, attract, and recruit new students to the university
    3. Advises perspective students regarding educational opportunities, admissions requirements, and policies and procedures, as appropriate
    4. Actively manage prospective student inquires and applications via telephone, email, text message, etc. for all assigned programs
    5. Create and update student information utilizing the Customer Relationship Management (CRM)program
    6. Logs and maintains all communication with prospective students
    7. Presents program and admissions information to prospective students at information sessions and conferences

    - some travel will be required

    1. Meets aggressive enrollment goals for each start term
    2. Works collaboratively with appropriate CUI personnel to grow and improve academic programsHelps run and organize the admissions interviews
    3. Assists in developing and maintaining admissions materials
    4. Utilizes effective communication skills with faculty, staff, and students; as well as, all off campus constituents
    5. Supports, and contributes to, the mission and vision of Concordia University Irvine
    6. Some evening and weekend hours, as needed
    7. Other Duties as may be assigned



    Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university. Master's Degree preferred. Experience in higher education admissions preferred.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Be able to represent Concordia University in a variety of situations
    • Possess excellent communication skills (interpersonal, public address, and written communication)
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, be detail oriented, and be able to work unsupervised
    • Possess strong analytical abilities, leadership and management skillsBe a problem solver
    • Have the training skills and ability to motivate others
    • Competent and comfortable with Salesforce, Banner, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Be willing to travelBe committed to the vision, mission, and ministry of Concordia University Irvine
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
    • Ability to write routine reports andAbility to speak effectively to students, families or employees of the
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and
      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized


    Attitude and Demeanor:

      Exemplify Christian philosophy of the Concordia University mission statement in all aspects of day-to-day duties and responsibilities assigned to this position
    • Communicate warmth, understanding and helpfulness when interacting with students, staff, faculty and the general public
    • Awareness that behavior and dress should be appropriate for the environment of a Christian university
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all who come into contact with this department
    • Exhibit a cheerful, positive, loyal, team-member attitude toward the purposes, programs, policies and goals of Concordia University
    • Respect and maintain confidentiality on matters pertaining to the Human Resources Office and the campus as a whole
    • Respect lines of communication
    • Constantly strive to improve performance


    Employees are responsible for complete cooperation with all aspects of the safety and health program, including compliance with all rules and regulations and for continuously practicing safety while performing tasks.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Repetitive motions using a computer keyboardMay require rising and sitting repeatedly
    • Ability to lift, pull, grasp, stoop and reach to utilize 5-drawer file cabinets
    • May require climbing stairs and walking indoors or outdoors to various offices on campus

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/11/2020
    Application Due: 2/9/2021
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