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Admissions Outreach Advisor

Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City, OK

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Admissions Outreach Advisor

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Annual Hours:

12 Month

Placement Range:

$35,568 - $38,584

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Job Category:

Exempt (Professional)

General Description:

The Admissions Outreach Advisor is responsible for the recruitment, pre-admission advisement, prospective student communication, admission processing, matriculation, and retention of new and returning students while also providing services and outreach programs to recruit and retain targeted student populations. May help with international admissions as needed.

Reports To:

Assistant Director of Admissions-Coordinator of Recruitment

What position(s) reports to this position?:


Minimum Education/Experience:

An earned bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, human relations, communication, liberal arts or other related field.

Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly, and effectively, both verbally and in writing;

Strong interpersonal skills;

Ability to respectfully work with diverse populations;

Strong public speaking skills.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20-70 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the Recruitment and Admissions office, OCCC campus, and off-site outreach locations.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to administration, faculty, staff, students, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate a computer, other office machinery, and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience in community college environment

Earned or in-progress Masters Degree in Education, Higher Education, or Educational Leadership.

Experience with and understanding of computer-based student information system.


Required Training:

FERPA Training
Admissions Advisor Procedure Training

Work Hours:

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or occasional scheduled shifts from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Some additional evening or weekend hours may be required.



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Job Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Jennifer Allenwood

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and transcript to your application. Applicants who do not submit all these required documents will not be considered for this position.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

Recruit new and returning students by providing accurate and timely pre-admission advisement to prospective students, parents, families and other members of the public.

Provide knowledgeable and professional representation of the college with students one-on-one advisement sessions and during on and off campus events.

Work directly with area high schools, technical centers, businesses, and other constituencies to develop relationships designed to recruit students.

Plan and implement college recruitment activities, programs, and campaigns.

Attend events and make presentations to communicate with prospective students and their parents in an effort to promote OCCC and its programs.

Advise prospective students by providing individualized assistance with educational goal identification, program selection, assessment of entry level skills, payment/financial aid planning, and paths degree and/or certificate completion. Correspond with students offering advice, resources, or referral to other campus resources.

Through application of federal, state, college policies, and professional judgment determine admissions eligibility for applicants by evaluating required documents including transcripts, standardized test scores, and other academic records. Provide initial evaluation of transfer credit to determine admissions status and the presence of pre-/co-requisites.

Accurately process applications for admission, petitions, and other required documents to ensure that students receive accurate and timely notification of admissions decisions and other information prior to, during, and after the admissions process is complete.

Advise the Director of Recruitment & Admissions and/or Assistant Director of Recruitment & Admissions and Coordinator of Recruitment on significant matters and support other members of the Admissions team in their goals and operational purposes.

Participate in staff development programs and campus functions.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.


Oklahoma City Community College provides the people of Oklahoma and our community with broad access to certificates of mastery, associate degrees, community education, and cultural programs of exceptional quality, empowering our students to achieve their educational goals and our community to thrive in an increasingly global society.

OCCC promote's student success through: open access to the College; quality in the learning environment; excellence in the faculty and staff; competency based learning; comprehensive and innovative programs and services; cooperation in the development and improvement of programs and services; and holding students, employees, and programs accountable for high performance standards.

Oklahoma City Community College serves more than 28,000 students annually. For most of our students, completing a college degree is life changing, not only for the student who receives the degree, but also for the student's family; and in a collective sense, transformational for our community. At OCCC, we have always been committed to helping every student realize their educational goals.

We believe our responsibility for our student's success does not end at graduation. We offer a solid background and a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment.

This year we have made another major commitment toward that responsibility. OCCC was chosen as one of 79 community colleges in 16 states to participate in Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. This national initiative focuses on the success of community college students and is designed to help OCCC remain focused on helping our students reach their goals.

The dark red buildings of Oklahoma City Community College have become a landmark in the southwestern section of Oklahoma City. Situated on a 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the College is easily accessible to the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area. The distinctive architectural design of the buildings creates a positive environment for quality education

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