Admissions Counselor

Job description

Job no: 711071
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Asc Provost For Academic Services
Department: Office Of Admissions 10051016
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Administrative/Business/Professional, Advising/Counseling, Student Services/Student Affairs, Union
Working/Functional Title

International Admissions Counselor

Position Summary

Interviews and counsels prospective international and domestic students and families to ascertain their qualifications and provide academic program and admissions program information; reviews international and domestic applications for admissions to determine students' eligibility for acceptance to the University; corresponds with and visits secondary schools and community colleges to inform counselors and students about the University and to solicit their interest; determines eligibility and certifies admission; designs and implements recruitment plans for domestic and international students; assists in planning and/or participates in scholarship programs and on- and off-campus recruitment programs to generate interest in the University.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in admissions, counseling, public relations, student services or related area, including implementing programs and schedules, making formal presentations, and working with the public; experience with database, spreadsheet, desk top publishing and/or presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in a related field; one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling with college-bound or college level international student populations, including planning and implementing programs and schedules and working with individuals, the public, and student services; strong intercultural awareness and competence experience with database(s) or CRM systems, spreadsheet, desk top publishing and/or presentation software; willingness and ability to travel internationally and domestically; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; familiarity with social media tools.

Two to five years of International Admissions experience; knowledge of international credentials and educational systems (especially within India and Europe), experience using CRM such as Slate or Salesforce; fluency in one or more world languages; basic student immigration rules; strong written communication skills, and living and/or travelling abroad.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

Work Hours

Standard work hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; however, weekend hours and evening hours are required as needed. Travel schedules will also require variable work hours.

Bidding eligibility ends on 06/15/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 29, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time