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Admissions Counselor

Employer
WSU Tech
Location
Wichita, KS

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 40

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full Time

Required Education: Associate Degree

Required Experience: 1 to 2 years

Description This is more than just verifying information & putting together an application packet. We INVEST in our student’s dreams, goals & even overcoming their struggles, to know we did everything possible to help them along the way. We are looking for someone who’s not just outgoing but knows how to promote WSU Tech’s benefits in a way the community sees why it’s great to be a WSU Tech student & GRAD! We need you go-getters, you phone talkers, & high energy people to fill these positions & keep students excited about WSU Tech & how we can change their future!!


Job Summary:
The Admissions Counselor assists in the development, implementation and ongoing refinement of the student intake process.

Quick Glance of Duties and Responsibilities:
    Works to convert prospective students to enrolled status and help them navigate the admissions process by providing information, answering questions and assisting with forms, referring to specialists when needed. Provides campus tours and conducts information sessions to individuals and groups.Provides assistance with student self-service by distributing tutorial materials and offering technical help. Engages with prospective students with information via face to face, phone, email, and U.S mail by assisting with the Admissions Communications plan.Maintains knowledge of all College programs and resources; maintains academic records and information in the ERP system.At all times, engages in and promote teamwork, courtesy, legal compliance, policy compliance, and safety in the WSU Tech workplace.Projects an image of professionalism, including in conduct, communication, and dress.
Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:
    Associate Degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.Experience in college admissions and/or advising, or sales experience, preferred.Self-starter who is motivated to assist the college accomplish goals of recruiting and informing prospective students of their options with the college. Excellent written, verbal communication & customer service skills.User-level knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel are required.Ability to multi-task and prioritize with strong organization skills. An operating knowledge of Student Services software, such as Banner, is required within three months of entering the position.


Pay Rate: $17 /hr
Schedule: M-Th 9a-6p, F 8a-5p; City Center & South Campus


WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community

Organization

Why WSU Tech?

Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
  • Generous insurance plans
  • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
  • 457(b) Retirement plans
  • Paid Community Service 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • & More!!

 

WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.

Mission

The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.

Vision

To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.

 

Values: Values Based Culture

The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.

 

Guiding Principles

  1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
  2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
  3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.

 

 

We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

Find Us
Website
Telephone
316-677-1777
Location
4004 North Webb Road
Wichita
Kansas
67226
United States
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