Admissions Counselor (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3538204
Admissions Counselor (Student Services Professional II)
Job No: 519585 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals
Enrollment Services comprises of Admissions, Evaluations, Office of the Registrar, Graduate Admissions, Prospective Student Services, and Communications. The goals of Enrollment Services are to implement SDSU enrollment management policies and to provide services to students from their initial point of interest in SDSU to their graduation.
Under the direction of the Director of Out-of-State and Specialized Recruitment, the Admissions Counselor (Student Services Professional II) is responsible for independently scheduling and carrying out strategic admission recruitment activities to targeted areas within the United States to recruit non-resident and underrepresented students. Activities to be carried out include admissions presentations, application workshops, college fairs, high school visits, virtual programming, and on-the-road events, as well as other recruitment activities. These activities are conducted virtually, on the SDSU campus as well as in various targeted states and territories in California to which the incumbent must travel off campus.
The Admissions Counselor will advise prospective students and families on the admissions requirements, application process, services on campus and other University related information. Responsibilities include responding to questions from high school counselors related to the admission process and maintaining positive relationships with assigned targeted territories. Additionally, this position plans, coordinates, and facilitates strategic large and small scale events for targeted student populations and families. The Admissions Counselor is responsible for all facets of the program, including collaborating with SDSU faculty, staff, students, and other SDSU offices, and providing detailed data and reports to the Director of Out-of-State and Specialized Recruitment.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience.
Experience with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Experience using computer programs Peoplesoft and Gmail
Knowledge and use of a CRM to track leads and communications
Knowledge of SDSU's policies and procedures and the SDSU general catalog
Thorough knowledge and understanding of CSU and SDSU selective admissions requirements including the UC a-g subject list and the CSU Admissions Handbook
Knowledge of SDSU departments and student services such as Financial Aid, Housing, Academic Advising and Evaluations, EOP and student life
License and Certifications Required
Valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one prior to appointment
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,476 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,476 - $6,365 per month.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 26, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by October 25, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Advertised: Oct 12, 2022 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.