Admissions Counselor

Location
United States, North America
Posted
Apr 03, 2014

Position Information

Posting Number: 9269

Internal Posting Date: 04-02-2014

Internal Closing Date: 04-08-2014

External Closing Date: 04-17-2014

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Admissions Counselor

Position Title/Rank: RCAH Recruitment Coordinator

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: Arts and Humanities Residential College

Primary Department: 10006257 RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE ARTS & HUM DEAN

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Variable

Varied Work Hours (if applicable): Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with some evening and weekend events.

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 12

Position Summary: Will be responsible for coordinating all recruitment activities for the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH); will work closely with the RCAH Director and Assistant Director of Student Affairs, the dean, and RCAH faculty and staff, as well as the Office of Admissions; responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and implementing an RCAH strategic admissions plan, including print/electronic communications, Web site, and events; planning and participating in campus recruitment programs; representing the RCAH at recruitment fairs, high school visits, informational meetings, etc., including significant in- and out-of-state travel; individual visits with prospective students and their families; organizing current RCAH student volunteers for recruitment events and initiatives; other student affairs duties as assigned.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in admissions, counseling, communications, student services, or related area, including implementing programs and schedules, making formal presentations, and working with the public; experience with database, spreadsheet, social networking, desktop publishing, and/or presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Master''s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field; at least one year of full-time work in a student affairs/services program such as admissions, advising, orientation, student activities, or housing/residence life; excellent written and oral communication skills; innovative approach to engaging prospective students and families; strong organizational skills with an emphasis on long-term recruitment and outreach planning.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Work/Writing Sample

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address: http://rcah.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation UnionPI75130341