Admissions Counselor

Job description

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Job No: 510845
Work Type: Off Campus, On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Regional Admissions Counselor

Employee Classification: Regional Admissions Counselor

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: Enrollment Management

Department: Admissions

Campus Location: Off campus

General Summary

This position relates directly to new student outreach with emphasis on the recruitment and matriculation of high school and community college students in the Chicagoland area. Incumbent primarily focuses on an assigned recruitment territory in the Chicagoland area, though recruitment events will occur on-campus in Normal, and may include locations across the state of Illinois, and/or out-of-state. The position performs extensive student follow up, representing the university at recruitment events such as high school visits, college fairs, parent nights, and virtual recruitment events. Daily travel, presentations, and evening and weekend work is expected.

Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree
2. Valid driver's license
3. This position is work from home and the staff member must be regionally located in Chicago – Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, or Will county residency required.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
5. Good organizational skills
6. Ability to and interest in extensive travel
7. Ability to lift and transport 50 pound boxes of outreach materials to outreach programs
8. Basic computer skills for word processing, scheduling, and e-mail

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience with Technolutions Slate CRM
2. Experience giving public presentations
3. Fluency in the Spanish language

Work Hours

8am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday, evening and weekend work required

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
3. Ability to lift 50 lb. and transport recruiting/outreach materials for presentations/visits.
4. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various campus and non-campus locations.

Proposed Starting Date

May 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Required Applicant Documents

Applicants must submit a resume/C.V., cover letter, reference list with at least 3 references and contact information for each, and unofficial transcripts for full consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Applicants must have an earned Bachelor's degree by May 15, 2021.

Contact Information for Applicants

Wendy Watkins
[email protected]
Admissions (2200)

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 03/05/2021 08:00 AM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled




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Posted: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time