The Admissions Counselor is responsible for substantial recruitment of prospective freshman and transfer students through school visits, college fairs, and information sessions.
Specific duties include: conducting information sessions; reviewing freshman and transfer applications; rendering appropriate admissions decisions; maintaining ongoing communication with prospective and admitted students and their families; assisting in programmatic efforts; applying university policies; recruiting prospective freshmen and transfer students through high school and college visits, college fairs, and by maintaining ongoing communication with students; conducting information sessions and representing the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation and the University at related recruitment, admissions and orientation functions; reading applications and rendering admissions decisions; serving on office committees to support recruitment and yield efforts, and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree required. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and possess a valid driver's license.
In addition, we are seeking candidates who exhibit a strong commitment for innovation as demonstrated by their ability to be proactive, change agents, dynamic, universal (far-reaching), forward-thinking, strategic, and collaborative.
Experience working with an Admissions office or higher education experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by January 31, 2020 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493150
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.