Come share Husky spirit and unleash student success! The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for multiple Admissions Counselor positions. Admissions Counselors support the Office for Undergraduate Admissions by identifying, attracting, and enrolling an academically talented and diverse student body. The successful candidates will support the outreach mission of the Undergraduate Admissions Office through maintenance of a full schedule of recruitment initiatives and relationship building activities for the assigned territory. This position will also work with incoming first year, transfer, and/or concurrent enrollment student populations. Admissions Counselors are expected to be well informed about University programs, policies, standards; to embrace the University identity and brand; to be able to articulate authentically the St. Cloud State student experience; and to convey that information compellingly to prospective students and their families. The Undergraduate Admissions Office team is hard working, high energy and excited to welcome new colleagues.
-Identify students in the assigned territory who may be acceptable candidates for the
University and engage them in the admissions process through a consistent effort of personal contact.
-Manage enrollment funnel in the assigned territory by moving students from inquiry to applicant to admitted student to enrollment.
-Provide proactive, thorough and timely information to students about the admission process, financial aid and costs, academic program, and student experience.
-Work with the rest of the admissions staff to develop the annual recruitment plan, including the annual calendar of admissions events, and implement activities and events as assigned.
-Assess the effectiveness of various recruitment tactics and initiate new activities and programs to support the achievement of enrollment goals.
-Cultivate relationships with high school counselors, teachers and administrators, and with students and their families.
-Conduct engaging and effective campus visits for individuals and groups.
-Other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
-Daily, evening, weekend work hours which includes overnight travel.
-The ability to lift and move 40-50 pounds of marketing and promotional materials.
Bachelor's Degree (required at time of application)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Public presentation skills
Evidence of the ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Master's degree in higher education, college counseling, or related program
Knowledge and understanding of higher education systems
Professional experience in admissions
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Application Review begins June 2, 2019; position is open until filled. Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:
Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required.
Why Work for US
Help people achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBTQ, persons with disabilities and veterans. The university is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at St. Cloud State is Dr. Ellyn Bartges. For additional information, contact the Office for Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 102.
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Internal Number: 18342
About ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.