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Admissions Counselor

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-30
Req: R-797


1149-NN - Admissions Counselor

Business Title:

Admissions Counselor


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Recruit students from assigned region to enable Washington State University (WSU) to meet enrollment goals. Work with the Director in the planning and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan. Coordinate recruitment efforts with other regional counselors, college recruiters, alumni, and Multicultural Student Services. Organization of special events such as: information nights, and others as assigned by the Director. Participate in high school fairs, community college tours, national fairs, career nights, and community college pre-advising. Establish and maintain relationships/contacts with high school and community college counselors, teachers, other school administrators, local alumni and community. Coordinate efforts with schools on targeted recruitment goals. Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Position will be located in Southern /Central CA (I.e., Los Angeles or North Orange County)
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.

  • Experience working with ethnically diverse populations.

  • Excellent presentation abilities, oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in program planning and administration.

  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

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

  • Ability to travel, and work some weekends/evenings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.

  • Experience working in education.

  • Knowledge of targeted recruitment programs specific to WSU’s strategic plan.

  • Knowledge of student recruitment, college admissions, and WSU.

Additional Information:



Department Name:

Recruitment and Marketing

Department Link:


City, State, Zip:

Los Angeles, CA 90018 or North Orange County, CA 92656

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate on qualifications and experience





Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by April 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

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

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information 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: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 6/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time