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Department: 320101 - Admissions
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Admissions office in identifying, recruiting and enrolling a new academically strong and diverse student class each academic year. The Admissions Counselor will provide customer service, support, and recruitment to prospective students, school counselors, and families. They will process applications and supporting materials, in addition to articulating admissions policies and procedures to students, parents and counselors.
Additionally, this person will review academic credentials of freshman applicants to make appropriate decisions regarding admissibility to the University. They will also process applications, transfer credits, and maintain excellent customer service for prospective students, applicants, and their associated contacts with NC State.
Represent NC State University to prospective students, parents, and counselors by participating in such events as high school visits, college fairs, receptions, etc. There is extensive contact with the public by phone, e-mail, and in person. The position counsels prospective students, providing information about the University and its programs of study and admission standards, policies, and procedures. Recruitment activities involve extensive travel, both in state and out of state, and considerable public speaking. Weekend work will be occasionally required.
Assist with office operations and administrative duties daily including but not limited to answering phone calls, greeting campus visitors, responding to email inquires, application processing, transfer credit processing, and assisting with other special projects.
Conduct information sessions each week on campus for prospective students and their parents.
Review academic credentials of freshmen applicants to make appropriate admissions decisions, based on a holistic review of the application and supporting documents, including specific degree requirements and student characteristics which would indicate success in these areas of study.
Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Ability to exercise judgment and work independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a team member.
Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines.
Computer proficiency – knowledgeable in the use of computerized management information systems (databases).
Demonstrated ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of academic and/or administrative policies and procedures.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel or organizational matters.
Work requires in-depth analysis and counseling skills along with independent judgment and discretion to render appropriate admissions decisions in an increasingly competitive market.
Flexibility to travel for extended periods.
Ability to lift up to 60 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Bachelor's degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
Required license or certification:
North Carolina Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within 60 days of start date.
Position Number: 00061798
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
NC State University was founded with a purpose: to create economic, societal, and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country. We began as a land-grant institution teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts. Today, we’re a preeminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles, and veterinary medicine.NC State students, faculty, and staff take challenges in hand and work with industry, government, and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 9,000 faculty and staff are world leaders in their fields, bridging the divides between academic disciplines and training high-caliber students to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Together, they forge powerful partnerships with government, industry, nonprofits, and academia to change our world for the better.NC State is leading efforts to curb nuclear proliferation, develop a smart electric grid, create self-powered health monitors, help farmers confront climate change, and build a new American manufacturing sector. Our award-winning Centennial Campus is home to more than 70 public and private partners — as well as the innovative Hunt Lib...rary, which Time magazine has dubbed “the library of the future.”More than 125 years after its creation, NC State continues to make its founding purpose a reality. Every day, our career-ready graduates and world-leading faculty make the fruits of learning and discovery available to people across the state, throughout the nation and around the world.
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