Community Engagement and Outreach Admissions Counselor

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Community Engagement and Outreach Admissions Counselor Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23305361 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $45,300 - $67,400 Position Information Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Admissions, organize and administer motivational and informational outreach programs aimed at increasing UCR enrollment from high achieving and under-represented minority (esp. Black/African American, Native American, etc.) high school and/or transfer students. As an official representative of the University, is available to prospective and admitted students, their families (including foster youth), the campus community, and the general public to interpret and explain University policies, regulations and admissions requirements. Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the University at workshops, counselor conferences, college fairs, high school visits, Umoja visits and a variety of on/off-campus recruitment and yield events. The Community Engagement and Outreach Admissions Counselor will collaborate to propose and create new programs and events for Community Based Organizations (CBO's) like the Council of African American Parents, Black Girls Code and more. Candidates invited to interview will be required to give a presentation as part of the selection process. Please note that the budgeted hiring range is between $45,300.00 - $49,506.48.00. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Drivers License. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must posses or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Overtime Required Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Minimum Requirements Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to identify relevant concerns, identify patterns or tendencies, formulate logical and objective conclusions.
Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Ability to effectively manage a large volume of undergraduate admissions applications and multiple programs in a timely manner while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to work effectively, efficiently, and independently in a fast-paced environment that is subject to constantly changing priorities.
Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
Skill in listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of customers to achieve excellent customer service measured by outcomes rather than activities.
Demonstrated undergraduate experience in: a) recruitment of prospective students; b) evaluating applications, transcripts, and supplemental documentation; and c) making admissions decisions on prospective applicants, to include full consideration of academic records and subjective criteria.
Skill in organizing and setting priorities that accurately reflect the importance of the job responsibilities.
Preferred Qualifications Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate statistical data and policy.

Working knowledge of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.

Demonstrated experience working with an on-line application evaluation tool.

Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC.

Demonstrated experience working with a Student Information system.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time