During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page âœMy Experienceâ has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts â“ If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
The Admissions Counselor III -Transfer Initiatives functions as a senior level counselor and will focus on identifying, recruiting, and contributing to the increase transfer admissions and enrollment at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Participates in all aspects of recruitment for all undergraduate prospective students and serves as an advocates for prospective students and parents. Position focuses on recruiting freshman and transfer students both in Texas and out-of-state. Assists with the creation of relationships with schools counselors, community college academic advisors, academic leaders and student services staff to promote Texas A&M University-Commerce as the university of choice.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates the development of potential recruitment programs and activities with prospective partners to enhance relations, university brand and recruitment opportunities with these groups.
Presents and communicates information to public and private high school counselors, junior/community college transfer advisors and all students about University major/degree options and general core requirements for all majors. Provides information about specific degree requirements, financial aid, and social/community/honors opportunities for freshmen and transfer students.
Assists with electronic evaluation of academic transcripts from junior/community colleges and universities in preparation for admission to the university, degree plans and academic advisement.
Replies to phone calls, and all other correspondence from prospective students, concerning admission requirements and any other general information pertaining to A&M-Commerce and the Undergraduate Admission program.
Participates in educational guidance activities, conferences with students and officials from high schools, community colleges and other universities (local counselor conferences, Mane Event Preview Day, Counselor Updates, Transfer Workshops, etc.).
Keeps abreast of current information about academic programs and related student services opportunities used to guide the student through the enrollment process.
Communicates competently to all students, school and college counselors/advisors information about the Texas Uniform Core Curriculum and the Texas Common Course Numbering System and their respective roles in articulation and course equivalencies.
Assists in the maintenance and evaluation of freshmen and transfer enrollment statistics (e.g. comparative enrollment information), in particular minority student recruitment/enrollment data.
Participates with staff in scheduling and conducting recruitment visits and special campus events for all partners and prospective students.
Advises students in the areas of federal, state and university policies/procedures.
Collaborates with university faculty, staff and students to build and share knowledge to enhance outreach and recruitment efforts.
Coordinates community outreach partnerships and related recruitment activities, including school districts, non-profit organizations and businesses, under the guidance of the Associate and Director of Undergraduate Admissions.
Ensures recruitment efforts are in accordance with the prescribed admission policies outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Maintains familiarity and understanding of Residential Living and Learning programs, new student orientation, the advising and registration process and other student services provided by the university.
Education: Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Minimum of three (3) years related experience in advising and recruiting. Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate admissions, financial aid, scholarships, and academic and student services. Knowledge of Title IV Financial Aid programs. Experience in public speaking and working with university student organizations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to communicate information individually, in small groups or in formal large group settings. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to travel to high school and community college day and night programs and other visits throughout Texas is required. Ability to work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift moderately heavy objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Other Requirements: As an advisor to students and/or processor of student athlete information, will be required to receive training in athletic compliance and must follow all NCAA rules.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Masterâ™s degree. Familiarity with the TAMU-C campus, its historical landmarks, and points of interest and location of both academic and non-academic offices.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
May supervise employees (student workers/graduate assistants or other).
Internal Number: R-016310
About Texas A & M University - Commerce
Texas A&M University-Commerce provides a personal educational experience for a diverse community of life-long learners. Our purpose is to discover and disseminate knowledge for leadership and service in an interconnected and dynamic world. Our challenge is to nurture partnerships for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic vitality of Texas and beyond.