Work Schedule:Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5 pm. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 23, 2017.
Under the supervision of the Lead Counselor, Recruitment and Assistant Director of Admissions, the incumbent will be responsible for admission and recruitment of students to the university both at high Schools and at Community Colleges. The incumbent will meet with students to discuss admissions eligibility issues, provide pre-admission counseling to prospective students and customer service to students on a continuous basis in person, on the telephone, and electronically. The incumbent will make CSUSB presentations to students who visit the university; provide customer service via phone, email and in person to prospective students; assist with other projects related to processing of applications and entering transcripts. The incumbent will participate in on-campus high profile recruitment events. The incumbent will also enter inquiries of prospective students in Prospect database. This position will be located at the Palm Desert Campus of CSUSB and will be responsible for a recruitment territory that includes the Coachella Valley and surrounding areas.
The incumbent must be able to determine admission requirements for students based on locality and the major of the student. To this end, the incumbent must review and analyze transcripts, test scores, grade point average (GPA) calculations, and unit counts to determine eligibility for admission to the university for transfer and first time freshman applicants. If the student is applying to one of our impacted majors, the admissions counselor must use the criteria specific to that particular major to determine whether the student is eligible for admission. They need to be able to determine if a student has met the locality specific criteria if the student is from a school from outside of the defined local area.
The incumbent will be assigned to a special evaluation project or population. These responsibility to this project include, but are not limited to, the evaluation of materials for individuals impacted in the project, meeting with on or off campus partners to asses needs and provide services, talk with individual student to determine special circumstances, gather and report data as appropriate for the project.
The incumbent is responsible for learning proper assessment and evaluation tests, protocols and tools for processing, evaluating, recruiting, and program and services functions. Prepares quarterly enrollment reports detailing application, admit and enrollment trends and prospective student inquiry analysis. Determines the effectiveness of processes, programs, recruitment and services through comprehensive data-driven measurement and evaluation.
Applicants must possess the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, psychology, educational counseling, or a job-related field. Specialized experience in public relations, data analysis, and records evaluations may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. In addition, the applicant must demonstrate: ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; ability to participate and contribute to group meetings, conferences and interviews; ability to clearly express ideas and recommendations both written and orally; ability to work with multicultural and ethnically diverse populations; ability to interact courteously and effectively with members of the university community and the public; and familiarity with PC based computers and data base management software.
Other: Performs administrative and programmatic duties as assigned and works extended hours, weekends and evenings in support of admissions, recruiting, programs and services. Ability to prioritize work operations to meet department and campus needs.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, a...s well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.