Admission Counselor

Admission Counselor

Position Category: Staff (Non-Exempt)
FLSA: Non-exempt
FTE: 1.0
Location: Thousand Oaks

University Background:

Basic Function:
Under the direction of the Director of Admission, provide information regarding the University to prospective students; travel to various cities, in and outside of California, to recruit students and make presentations to high schools and community colleges; interviews students, reviews applications and scholarship essays, follows up with students, selects qualified applicants, and makes recommendations regarding admissions and awarding of scholarships as appropriate; provides support to recruitment activities in areas including but not limited to transfer and multicultural recruitment, professional development and community relations.

Representative Duties:
  • Travel to various cities and make presentations to high schools, community colleges, and other community organizations; participate in college fairs; answer questions regarding the admission process and the University; make travel and lodging arrangements as necessary. E
  • Coordinate recruitment and admission for selected regional community colleges. E
  • Give presentations to prospective students and their families and community organizations. E
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of multicultural recruitment strategies. E
  • Interview prospective students off site at various locations. E
  • Read and evaluate applications and scholarship essays; assure applicant credentials meet qualifications for admission; select qualified applicants and make recommendations regarding admissions and awarding of scholarships to the Director. E
  • Meet with prospective students individually; respond to questions or concerns of students; follow up with students as needed. E
  • Make, receive and respond to various forms of communication; respond to inquiries regarding scholarships, financial aid, admissions process and related matters. E
  • Ability to use MS Office and other PC based software and databases and other office equipment as assigned. E
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports related to assigned activities. E
  • Participate in the development of publicity materials including letters, brochures and fliers. E

E=Essential Duties

Knowledge Of:
  • Admissions policies and procedures
  • Recruitment, interviewing and advisement techniques
  • Public speaking techniques
  • Recruitment within the framework of university mission, goals and objectives
  • Communication and marketing strategies
  • University mission, goals and objectives
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and cultural sensitivity

Ability To:
  • Provide information regarding the university to prospective students
  • Travel to various cities and make travel arrangements
  • Interview students, read applications and scholarship essays, select qualified candidates and make recommendations regarding admissions and awarding of scholarships
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations
  • Collaborate with other university departments
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to internal and external audiences
  • Organize and schedule work
  • Operate a computer and other office equipment

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's Degree and intern experience in a college or university setting

Preferred Qualifications:
Fluency in Spanish

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Ability to travel and work flexible hours as needed.
Valid driver's license

Physical Abilities:

Working Environment:
Office environment
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Ground and air travel
Ability to travel and work flexible hours as needed.

Posting Number: Staff000932022
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 07/25/2022
Position End Date:
Open Date: 06/22/2022
Close Date: 7/6/2022
Open Until Filled: No

Application Procedure/Special Instructions:

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Salary Range
$45,000.00 - $56,000.00
per Year
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Thousand Oaks, CA, 91362, US