Admissions Counselor II - Graduate & International (S04520P)
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 22814
Guide prospective graduate and international students and their families on the admissions, financial aid, scholarship, and housing processes. Responsible for recruiting graduate and international students, including activities that generate prospects, applicants, and enrollment.
Foster a positive working environment that honors the UTA Principles of Community, leads to healthy levels of productivity and contributes to UTA being increasingly known as a great place to work.
Conduct student recruitment activities in the Office of Admissions, such as but not limited to:
Counsel students, parents, and others at various stages of the college search cycle on the admissions process and educational opportunities.
Follow up with applicants with notification of their eligibility.
Compose correspondence to answer inquiries.
Conduct student recruiting at college fairs and events worldwide as directed.
Interview students, parents, and others concerning admissions entrance requirements.
Be knowledgeable of American and foreign transcripts.
Provide applicants with guidance regarding admissions eligibility.
Compose correspondences to answer inquiries of a complex nature.
Counsel with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral prospects to clarify entrance requirements.
Assist applicants with completing and submitting their application materials in an effort for an admission decision to be issued.
Determine eligibility for students with unique admission problems.
May briefly counsel students on financial or housing arrangements, referring undergraduate foreign admissions liaison with other departments on campus.
Bachelor's degree with two (2) years of experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, with a broad knowledge of institutional admission requirements or the equivalent experience.
Ability and knowledge of use for standard office equipment.
Extremely accurate admission and transfer evaluations are required. May require frequent travel for recruiting purposes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Software.
Ability to multitask in a busy office environment with multiple interruptions, including high volume phone calls and monitoring multiple email accounts.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.