ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR (UCP 3)

Location
Storrs Mansfield, Tolland County
Posted
Apr 25, 2014


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for a full-time, permanent position of Admissions Counselor. Reporting to the Senior Associate Director for Freshman Admissions, the Admissions Counselor has responsibility for reading, reviewing, evaluating and processing applications for admission and determining admittance within established guidelines; makes independent decisions based on academic credentials; serves on the freshman application review committee for Storrs and regional campuses for assigned territory; responsible for recruitment, admissions and enrollment related activities in assigned in-state and/or out-of-state markets; responds to written, telephone and personal inquiries and requests for information; maintains and updates files, and compiles Admission reports for Senior Associate Director; serves as a resource to prospective students, parents, guidance counselors, educators and the University community; interprets admission policies and responds to inquiries about academic programs, campus life and requirements making appropriate referrals as needed; provides support and assistance to freshman admission programs; recognizes and complies with relevant rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA); and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate possesses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; prior Admissions experience or related experience; experience utilizing technology within work responsibilities; ability to make independent judgments and manage complex deadlines; must demonstrate ability for accuracy and attention to detail; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; willingness to travel and work flexible and irregular hours; experience working in organizations committed to global diversity; ability to travel domestically and abroad to support recruitment for the University; and familiarity with on-line computer systems.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references via the University of Connecticut’s gateway to UConn Careers, Husky Hire. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on May 9, 2014.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.