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Admissions Counselor

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-26
Req: R-773


1149-YN - Admissions Counselor

Business Title:

Admissions Counselor


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Western US home based telecommute position will be responsible for guiding prospective students through the enrollment funnel. Specifically, the position will recruit students, respond to student request for information, help prospective students define their educational goals, provide information about academic requirements, work on behalf of prospective students to have transfer credits evaluated, help students complete admissions application and follow up with students to ensure application is complete, and assist with new student issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Positions require a Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience directly related to student services. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

  • Demonstrated experience working with students in a higher education student services setting.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and positively in a diverse team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and software applications.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid unrestricted driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working with non-traditional students or audiences.

  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.

  • Master’s Degree in a related field.

  • Demonstrated experience in a higher education recruiting.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using a Customer Relationship Management system.

  • Demonstrated experience with large and small group presentations.

  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently in multiple roles.

Additional Information:


Academic Outreach and Innovation

Department Name:

Global Campus

Department Link:

WSU Online | Washington State University

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164-5210

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience





Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by April 11, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/28/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time