Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Admissions Counselor for Central WA will reside in the Tri Cities area and focus directly on the recruitment and enrollment of both first year and transfer students to WSU with additional focus on increasing diversity and outreach to first generation students. Job duties include attending high school fairs, community college fairs, classroom visits, one to one appointments, participation in regional admission counselor programs and groups and other events and activities. The AC works with data systems to create a comprehensive recruitment plan and personalized follow up plan. This position will build relationships with high school and community college counselors, parents, alumni, on campus partners and others. Preparation and oversight of receptions and other programs, budget responsibility, and participating in on-campus events are key functions of this position. Close collaboration with WSU Tri Cities is required and a 'one WSU' approach to the recruitment of new students is a key function of this role.
This position may be 10-12 months and is negotiable.
Positions require a Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of experience directly related to student services. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Understanding of and a commitment to inclusion, access and diversity.
Excellent presentation abilities, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Willing and able to travel and work some weekends/evenings.
Experience working in education.
Knowledge of student recruitment, college admissions, and WSU.
Experience with Slate or other CRM technology.
Area/College: Enrollment Department Name: Recruitment and Marketing City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164 Department Link: admission.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: $3,750 - $5,400
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications has begunand will remain ongoing until a successful applicant has been identified. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made. Application Instructions:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) cover letter and 2) resume. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 10 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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