For more than 75 years, the University of Southern California has been working to ensure that people of every age and from every circumstance can live life to the fullest. Throughout the decades, Trojans near and far have advanced the profession of occupational therapy and the research discipline of occupational science. Today, the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy proudly carries this legacy forward as we aim to improve the quality of life of people and communities across the world.
We have a shared purpose here at USC Chan. Together, our researchers, educators, clinicians, students and alumni are dedicated to optimizing the engagement of people â especially those with disability, injury, illness, unhealthy lifestyles or chronic conditions â in the ordinary and extraordinary activities of life.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Occupational Therapy is looking for an Admissions Counselor I to join its team! Admissions Counselor I mainly providesÂ administrative support to Academic Fieldwork Team.
Communicates in person, by telephone and in writing with students about the status of admissions applications.
Reviews student records, inputs data, and generates letters and/or lists utilizing the student database.
Counsels applicants on admission policies and procedures. Evaluates and offers solutions to applicant problems and requests regarding admission. Applies transfer credit guidelines in review and assessment of applications as appropriate.
Run reports related to student fieldwork placements in EXXAT system as requested and Track student course registration and alignment with fieldwork placements dates.
Gather data on qualified occupational therapy fieldwork supervisors, licensure in the state of CA and potential fieldwork sites/contacts.
Other administrative tasks to support the Academic Fieldwork Team, as assigned by the Director.
Schedules recruitment activities for assigned territory or targeted student population. Arranges high school and transfer center visits, college fairs and other recruitment events. Works with faculty, staff, alumni, students, and high school and community college teachers and counselors to coordinate recruitment efforts.
Assists in the preparation of communications materials promoting admissions programs and activities, e.g., newsletters, bulletins, fact sheets and brochures.
Maintains currency on university policies affecting admissions and transfer credit evaluation.
Serves on departmental or university committees as requested and participates in special assignments or short-term projects as needed. May be designated to lead other staff in project work.
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Minimum Education: High school or equivalentMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Secretarial experience with knowledge of PC software packages such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, etc.
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