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Admissions Counselor - Fort Worth

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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

Requisition:

202200302S

Title:

Admissions Counselor - Fort Worth

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 9. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category:

Professional

Department:

Admissions

Division:

Division of Enrollment Success

Open Date:

07/18/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree. No experience required. Knowledge of Sam Houston Student student recruitment activities, admissions policies, and university procedure would be helpful. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Responsible for translating the goals and values of the University to all categories of prospective students. Participates in those activities involving the projection of the University’s image to the public, assisting the student’s transition into the University, keeping the University aware of changing characteristics of students, and securing for the University the students who can best profit from the educational opportunities offered by the University. Assists in reviewing applications for admissions and making decisions on admittance or denial to the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

Participates in the total academic student recruiting program. Visits high schools, junior/community colleges, organizations, etc. as required, as part of the total student recruiting effort, with the primary focus being those schools in an assigned territory. Assists in reviewing applications for admissions and making decisions on admittance or denial to the University. Provides telephone calls and emails to prospective students and their parents, high school counselors, college and career counselors, and community college advisors. Assists in developing marketing techniques for the recruitment of students. Makes contact with former students and with student organizations to assist in academic recruiting. Assists in coordinating campus visit requests and tours by potential students and parents. Assists with Saturday visitation programs, Orientation events, High School/Community College Counselor Conferences, and any other recruitment-related events as identified by the University. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Computer skills strongly desirable. Regular contact with prospective students, parents, alumni, other state agencies and officials, junior/community college officials, and high schools and their officials. May require extensive travel during the fall semester (from the middle of September, through the middle of December). Also may require some weeks of travel during the spring semester. Must be reliable, personable, exhibit a positive image for the University, and be able to analyze large amounts of applicant information with precision and insight. Must also possess the ability to communicate effectively with a varied range of visitors and work in a high traffic area with several distractions. Requires driving and operating a University vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required. The ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.

This position specifically serves the Forth Worth area.
Residence is preferably located in the area of Fort Worth, Texas.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/32025

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

Find Us
Website
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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