Admission Counselor - 74688
Office of Undergraduate Admission
The Office of Undergraduate Admission (UGA) seeks an Admission Counselor who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admission for Diversity Outreach, will administer, implement and/or interpret department admission policies and procedures with an emphasis on diversity outreach and serve as an active member of the Diversity Outreach team. As such, special steps will need to be taken to sensitize and enlighten the admission staff to the special interests and needs of diverse populations, develop and deepen relationships as well as plan and execute travel in support of the recruitment and yield efforts for these groups.
- Read, evaluate and make first level recommendations on undergraduate and transfer applications.
- Respond to inquiries and provide accurate and timely information regarding application policies, procedures in accordance with Stanford Universitys established messaging.
- Travel on behalf of UGA to conduct informational sessions for internal and external communications by means of regional events and school visits (e.g., to prospective applicants, their parents and high school guidance counselors).
- Manage assigned geographic territory(ies).
- Cultivate relationships with secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
- Coordinate onsite logistics for admission events.
- May assist in the administration of a specific project and/or program.
- May assist in mentoring other staff.
*Other duties may also be assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience Required
Bachelors degree or combination of education and relevant experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Good reading comprehension skills.
- Good organizational skills.
- Ability to learn admission processes and programs.skills.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Good presentation skills.
Certificates and Licenses Required
California drivers license required.
- Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/fine grasping.
- Occasionally lift, carry, push, pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Rarely stand, walk, use a telephone and write by hand.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel required.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: Undergraduate Admissions
Job Code: 7511