Admissions Counselor/Coordinator for African and African American Recruitment
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 45,000.00 - 48,000.00
Internal Number: 358156
Summary of Position The Undergraduate Office of Admissions is seeking a highly motivated, focused, and results-oriented Admissions Counselor, who will have special responsibility working with prospective African and African American (AA) students and communities. This person will facilitate the enrollment of qualified students from a variety of backgrounds and represent the University of Minnesota to the public, provide exceptional customer service to prospective students and their families, and play a crucial role in shaping the University’s image.
This is a full-time, P&A, non-exempt position. Salary range is $45,000 - $48,000 depending on qualifications. This includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, 22 paid time off days, one personal holiday in addition to the existing 11 University holidays.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as contact for prospective students in Minnesota.
Plan, participate and work with general student recruitment outreach activities on campus.
Serve as key liaison with high school counselors, independent counselors, and other school officials.
Present at high school programs, recruitment events, and counselor meetings.
Recruit and facilitate enrollment of prospective undergraduate students, primarily from Minnesota.
Provide admissions counseling to prospective students, their parents, and guidance counselors.
Evaluate academic and other credentials for admission decision and counseling purposes.
Implement extensive recruitment and relationship-building efforts utilizing written, telephone, and in-person communication to prospective students, applicants, and admitted students.
Serve as one-stop contact for freshman admissions; provide advising and assistance throughout the admission process to students, family members, and high school counselors.
Coordinate and deliver on and off-campus information sessions to recruit students to apply and enroll at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.