Admissions Counselor - Out of State & Specialized (Student Services Professional II)

Employer
San Diego State University
Location
San Diego
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 502024
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Position Summary

Enrollment Services is comprised of Admissions, Office of Evaluations, Office of the Registrar, Graduate Admissions, Prospective Student Services, and Communications. The goals of Enrollment Services are to implement SDSU enrollment management policies and to provide services to students from their initial point of interest in SDSU to their graduation. The incumbent will be part of an Enrollment Services unit which is primarily responsible for specialized and out-of-state recruitment.

Under the direction of the Director of Out-of-State and Specialized Recruitment, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for independently scheduling and carrying out strategic admission recruitment activities to targeted areas within the United States. Activities to be carried out include admission presentations, application workshops, college fairs, high school visits, virtual programming, and on-the-road events, as well as other recruiting events. These activities are conducted virtually, on the SDSU campus as well as in various targeted states to which the incumbent must travel off campus.

The Admissions Counselor advises prospective students and families on the admissions requirements, application process, services on campus and other University related information. The Admissions Counselor also responds to questions from high school counselors related to the admission process and maintain positive relationships with assigned targeted states.

The Admissions Counselor plans, coordinates, and facilitates strategic large and small scale events for targeted student populations and families. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of the program, including collaborating with SDSU faculty, staff, students, and other SDSU offices, and providing detailed data and reports to the Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations.

For more information regarding the Office of Admissions, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Experience using computer programs SIMS/R, Singularity, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Gmail.
  • Knowledge and use of a CRM to track leads and communications.
  • Knowledge of SDSU’s policies and procedures and the SDSU general catalog.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of CSU and SDSU selective admissions requirements including the UC a-g subject list and the CSU Admissions Handbook.
  • Knowledge of SDSU departments and student services such as Financial Aid, Housing, Academic Advising and Evaluations, EOP, and student life.
  • Specialized Skills

  • Travel outside of California required.
  • Compensation and Benefits

    Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

    Supplemental Information

    Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 28, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 27, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

    SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

    Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Jasleen Aguilar at [email protected] or 619-594-9392.

    Advertised: Jul 13, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

    Company

    Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately 32,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.

    SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.

    Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.

    Learn More About:

    Research: Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1.7 billion in grants and contracts for research and programs ranging from cardiovascular disease to marine biology.

    Diversity: SDSU ranks No. 19 in the nation for racial diversity and among the top universities for economic diversity. SDSU was ranked No. 11 in the nation and No. 4 in California for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

    International Study: SDSU offers 350 international education programs in 50 countries. Nearly 12,000 students have studied abroad in the past 12 years.

    Community Service: SDSU is a recognized leader in innovative efforts to improve urban K-12 education. The City Heights Educational Collaborative and Compact for Success both positively impact the academic achievement of elementary, middle and high school students in the local area.

    Sustainability: Sustainability is an every-day part of the university culture at San Diego State University. Students, faculty and staff all participate in a myriad of ways, from festivals, to research to academic programs. In spring 2014, SDSU opens its first LEED Platinum Certified building — the 206,000 square-foot Aztec Student Union.

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    619-594-5200
    Location
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego
    CA
    92182
    United States

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