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Admissions Counselor - Transfer

Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX

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Admissions Counselor - Transfer

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Job Summary/Description:

This position performs a variety of recruitment tasks specific to the assigned territory for the Admissions Department. This particular position works specifically with transfer students, but may also work with high school students. Maintains a welcoming and educating atmosphere for prospective students, families and visitors during on-campus visits, recruitment events, and college/high school visits. Delivers friendly, efficient customer service and supplies information regarding undergraduate admission for the Office of Admissions.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

Manage a successful territory relationship management recruitment plan by:
• Providing exceptional customer service to all students and guests
• Analyze application and enrollment trends in order to develop an appropriate territory recruitment strategies and assessing the effectiveness and adjusting strategies as necessary
• Traveling to attend recruitment events and make presentations to prospective and admitted students (and parents/other stakeholders) at community colleges, high schools and evening programs targeting new students, particularly transfer students
• Multitasking and managing daily responsibilities in Customer Relationship Management systems (Salesforce)
• Developing and maintaining knowledge and understanding of current admissions standards, college placement tests, and degree requirements
• Developing and managing relationships with key constituencies in the territory to include community college counselors and professors
• Proactively using and leveraging SalesForce system to segment and identify candidates for follow-up.
• Possessing a generalist knowledge the Angelo State University student experience, and the ability to communicate that experience in a clear and concise manner
• Execute best practices in territory management
• Possessing a strong understanding of cultural competency, and how to communicate effectively to different audiences
• Ensuring all students in the assigned territory are aware of deadlines, application procedures, and financial aid eligibility criteria
• Understanding FAFSA deadlines, process, procedures, and changes in order to accurately advise students
• Possessing a generalist knowledge of all Angelo State University programs and services, in order to refer students to the appropriate contact
• Developing and maintaining professional relationships with staff in all enrollment units at Angelo State University
Participate as an engaged member of the Office of Admissions team by:• Supporting the daily campus visit program by giving presentations and providing tours
• Reactively answering questions via phone, e-mail and mail in a timely manner
• Participating in meetings, committees, and special projects on behalf of the Office of Admissions as appropriate
• Supporting institutional, divisional and departmental objectives
• Supporting all staff professional development and training opportunities
• Assisting colleagues with team projects
• Participating in other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
-A student centered/customer service oriented philosophy is essential;
-Good management principles and practices and their application;
-Techniques and procedures used in program development;
-Developing, reporting and evaluating programs; knowledge and understanding of the structure and chain of responsibilities within a university;
-Record keeping systems;
-Public relations and marketing principles;
-Use of automation in the workplace.
Experience/Skill In:
-Compiling and analyzing information;
-Identifying and defining problems/alternatives and developing recommendations;
-Presenting information clearly and concisely;
-Planning, organizing, and implementing workshops, programs, and conferences;
-Extensive experience speaking publicly to small and large groups.
Ability to:
-Operate independently, exercising independent judgment and discretion and with little or no guidance;
-Make decisions on behalf of the Office of Admissions and the university that are appropriate, timely, and defensible;
-Display strong organizational skills; communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with individuals and large groups;
-Quickly gain familiarity with university policies, procedures, and programs;
-Work cooperatively as part of a team with a variety of people, including students, faculty, and administrators; promote activities using skills such as writing, advertising, and design;
-Serve as liaison with other departments/institutions;
-Explain and implement policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: A Bachelors degree required
Other: Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with transfer student process and/or transfer student populations.
Experience working with military students.

EEO Statement:

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

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Working at Angelo State University

Located in the heart of Texas, Angelo State University is a dynamic institution of higher education, and the second largest campus in the Texas Tech University System. A regional comprehensive institution granting master's level degrees and one doctorate, Angelo State University has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" since 2010 and by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2017 as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." Serving more than 10,000 students, ASU offers more than 100 majors and concentrations through our six colleges.

As more than half of ASU's graduates annually are first generation college students, they bring the motivation and work ethic that complement the commitment of ASU's faculty to teaching and scholarship. ASU's community of professionals is dedicated to preparing students to strive for success in their lives, in the growth of their communities, whether local or global, and in the pursuit of the common good of society.

ASU's 19:1 student-faculty ratio provides for personalized learning and results in accomplished graduates. The success of ASU alumni in graduate and professional school is superb and best exemplified by the average acceptance rate of more than 50 percent for medical school, compared to the statewide average of 35 percent.

Angelo State is an NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member with highly competitive men's and women's teams in 13 sports. The ASU women's track and field team won the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championship, the fourth national title in school history.


San Angelo is at the center of a thriving community of 100,000 people in west central Texas. San Angelo straddles the boundary between the Texas Hill Country and West Texas and offers the amenities of both, including rivers and lakes and boundless skies with dramatic sunsets. Situated on the banks of the Concho, San Angelo today is an artists' haven that supports public art common and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The city boasts a symphony orchestra whose annual Independence Day Concert, celebrated a day early on July 3, attracts as many as 35,000 visitors to the outdoor stage downtown on the Concho River.

The city has commuter air service from American Airlines and is within comfortable driving distance of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Lubbock. San Angelo offers the amenities of big city living with the slower pace, affordable cost of living and friendliness of a small town. With a host of shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, movies, outdoor recreation and family-oriented events, San Angelo has something for all tastes and interests.


The institution was founded in 1928 as a community college. By an act of the 58th Session of the Texas Legislature, the institution was designated as Angelo State College in 1965, the year it became a four-year, state-supported institution. The name was changed to Angelo State University in 1969. On Sept. 1, 2007, Angelo State University became a member of the Texas Tech University System.

ASU has a proud history of diversity, accepting Hispanics, who today make up more than 25 percent of the student population, from the very beginning. The institution enrolled African-Americans prior to Brown vs. Board of Education and one student broke the color barrier in Texas Intercollegiate football in 1953.


Angelo State offers courses through six colleges: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Science & Engineering; and Graduate Studies. The university is recognized for its strong undergraduate programs overall. For example, ASU's Physics Department has been recognized as one of the top undergraduate programs in the country. The university supports a young and vibrant Honors Program and continues a long tradition, begun in 1948, of encouraging international studies.

The university is also known for incorporating research into many undergraduate offerings. One recent bachelor's degree recipient, for instance, received the McClung Award for the Best Paper published in the BIOS, the official publication of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society. Another was one of eight graduate students nationally to earn a U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellowship to support his graduate research.


Angelo State University's campus is situated on 268 acres in the center of San Angelo. The campus is lined with native live oak and pecan trees as well as imported palm trees. In addition to being one of the prettiest campuses in the region, it is one of the safest in Texas. The campus has ultramodern facilities with state-of-the-art technology support. ASU is home to the State of Texas Data Center, one of the state's two such facilities, which provide sophisticated computer processing and disaster recovery services for agencies and universities. Additionally, the university operates a 6,000-acre farm with a Management, Instruction and Research Center that includes a state-of-the-art meat laboratory.

Working at Angelo State University

Community is a term often used to describe Angelo State University. This applies to the work culture where core values such as a strong work ethic, communication, caring, loyalty, teamwork and integrity permeate the organization of approximately 1,800 employees. While traditions exist at ASU, so does vision, vision to improve programs and to adapt to society's needs.

Angelo State University offers comprehensive benefits, retirement and work life programs designed to meet the needs of employees and their families. Employee amenities include fitness and dining facilities, tuition fee reimbursement for staff, dependent scholarships, and free Internet access service.

Angelo State University offers job opportunities in teaching, information technology, athletics, student programs, and administrative support, to name a few. The university's employee community is dedicated to preparing and supporting students to discover the potential in their lives and their communities. ASU invites interested individuals to search for job opportunities at

 Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse workforce community.

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