Admissions Outreach Advisor

Oklahoma City, OK
Dec 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Technical/Paraprofessional F

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Admissions Outreach Advisor

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Placement Range:

$15.50 - $19.00 per hour

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General Description:

The Admissions Outreach Advisor is responsible for the recruitment, pre-admission advisement, prospective student communication, admission processing, matriculation, and retention of new and returning students while also providing services and outreach programs to recruit and retain targeted student populations.

Reports To:

Director Recruitment & Admissions

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Minimum Education/Experience:

An earned bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, human relations, communication, liberal arts or other related field.

Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional work experience.

Applicant required to attach transcript conferring the required degree.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly, and effectively, both verbally and in writing;

Strong interpersonal skills;

Ability to respectfully work with diverse populations;

Strong public speaking skills.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the Recruitment and Admissions office, OCCC campus, and off-site outreach locations.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to administration, faculty, staff, students, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate a computer, other office machinery, and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience in community college environment.

Earned or in-progress Masters Degree in Education, Higher Education, or Educational Leadership.

Experience with and understanding of computer-based student information system.


Required Training:

FERPA Training
Admissions Advisor Procedure Training

Work Hours:

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and/or from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Some additional evening or weekend hours may be required.



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HR Contact:

Jordan Mannell

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring required degree.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

Recruit new and returning students by providing accurate and timely pre-admission advisement to prospective students, parents, families and other members of the public.

Provide knowledgeable and professional representation of the college with students one-on-one advisement sessions and during on and off campus events.

Work directly with area high schools, technical centers, businesses, and other constituencies to develop relationships designed to recruit students.

Plan and implement college recruitment activities, programs, and campaigns.

Attend events and make presentations to communicate with prospective students and their parents in an effort to promote OCCC and its programs.

Advise prospective students by providing individualized assistance with educational goal identification, program selection, assessment of entry level skills, payment/financial aid planning, and paths degree and/or certificate completion. Correspond with students offering advice, resources, or referral to other campus resources.

Through application of federal, state, college policies, and professional judgment determine admissions eligibility for applicants by evaluating required documents including transcripts, standardized test scores, and other academic records. Provide initial evaluation of transfer credit to determine admissions status and the presence of pre-/co-requisites.

Accurately process applications for admission, petitions, and other required documents to ensure that students receive accurate and timely notification of admissions decisions and other information prior to, during, and after the admissions process is complete.

Advise the Director of Recruitment & Admissions and/or Assistant Director of Recruitment & Admissions on significant matters and support other members of the Admissions team in their goals and operational purposes.

Participate in staff development programs and campus functions.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.