<p>The Office of Admissions is seeking a highly motivated, focused, and results-oriented Admissions Counselor. We are looking for an Admissions Counselor who will represent the University of Minnesota to prospective students, prospective student families, and high school officials in Minnesota and provide customer service to prospective students from a variety of geographical and ethnic backgrounds.</p><p><strong>JOB DUTIES:</strong></p><ul><li>Serve as contact for prospective students.</li><li>Plan, participate and work with general student recruitment outreach activities on campus.</li><li>Serve as key liaison with high school counselors, independent counselors, and other school officials.</li><li>Serve as presenter at high school programs, recruitment events, and counselor meetings.</li><li>Recruit and facilitate enrollment of prospective undergraduate students, traveling out of state as needed.</li><li>Provide admissions counseling to prospective students, their parents, and guidance counselors.</li><li>Evaluate academic and other credentials for admission decision and counseling purposes.</li><li>Implement extensive recruitment and relationship-building efforts utilizing written, telephone, and in-person communication to prospective students, applicants, and admitted students. </li><li>Serve as one-stop contact for freshman admissions; provide advising and assistance throughout the admission process to students, family members, and high school counselors. <span style="font-family:times new roman;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;">Coordinate and deliver on and off-campus information sessions to recruit students to apply and enroll at the University of Minnesota</span></span></li></ul>
<p><strong>REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: </strong></p><ul><li>BA/BS with at least two years of relevant experience. </li><li>Must have a valid driver’s license; must be able to travel out of state for extended periods, working evenings/weekends and holidays as needed.</li><li>Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.</li><li>Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking experience.</li><li>Demonstrated commitment to diversity.</li><li>Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative.</li></ul><p><strong>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: </strong></p><ul><li>Event planning or project management experience preferred.</li><li>Preference given to University of Minnesota graduates.</li><li>Preference given to candidates with admissions experience. <a name="_GoBack"></a></li></ul>
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.