Admissions Counselor II – Bound for Success (S04537P)

University of Texas at Arlington
June 11, 2023
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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.

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Posting Number S04537P

Position Title Admissions Counselor II – Bound for Success (S04537P) Department Recruiting Location Dallas Job Family Admissions Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm. Travel required. Occasional evening and weekend hours required

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

To provide advanced professional knowledge, advice and counseling regarding student admission. Execute duties daily to assist the department in reaching university enrollment goals and contribute to student success. Responsible for the recruitment of new students, including performing activities that will generate prospects, applicants, and new student enrollment. Build professional connections with school counselors and educational partners that promote UTA and a college bound message. Serve as a professional liaison for students and families as they navigate the admission process. 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages a geographical territory (Grand Prairie ISD) for the purpose of recruiting new freshman, transfer, graduate and international students for enrollment at UTA.
  • Builds relationships with the school counselors, students and families within that region and serves as a direct liaison between the students and the campus.
  • Keeps university enrollment goals as the focus of all recruitment activities and maintains current metrics to measure success and progress toward stated goals.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of all recruitment functions, events, and activities.
  • Provides information to prospective students and parents on specific educational opportunities of the University, both on and off the campus.
  • Counsel's students and parents on admission, financial aid processes and enrollment steps.
  • Answers questions of a complex nature regarding the University's admissions policies, degree offerings, and campus opportunities.
  • Review's student applications for admission and counsel's applicants regarding their eligibility status.
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with community partners, strengthening connection and providing outstanding service to each.
  • Travels to high schools, colleges, and other learning institutions to publicize and promote admission requirements and procedures of UTA.
  • Travel will consist of overnight stays and the necessity to plan and book personal travel accommodation within the parameters of state approved guidelines.
  • Replies to phone calls, correspondence and e-mail from prospective students, their family members and/or other educational partners.
  • Prepares professional, thorough correspondence in response to inquiries submitted to the office or the staff member.
  • Assists with events, both on and off campus, as well as virtual events.
  • Provides written updates of admission funnel progress pertaining to assigned territory and tracks progress to stated goals.
  • Work well both independently and within a team environment.
  • Provide support to co-workers as needed to assist the entire university in reaching enrollment goals.
  • Assists other areas/departments on campus with recruitment efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience working with college students or adolescents in an advising capacity or the equivalent experience.
  • Ability and knowledge to use standard office equipment.
  • Extremely accurate admission and transfer evaluations are required.
  • May require frequent travel for recruiting purposes.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience as an academic advisor at a public R1 University.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Ability to multitask in a busy office environment with multiple interruptions, including high volume phone calls and monitoring multiple email accounts.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title Admissions Counselor II EEO Statement

    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.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    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.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of progressively responsible experience do you have within an advising, counseling, administrative, and/or educational capacity working with students?
  • None/less than 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 7 years or more
  • Do you have experience delivering presentations to small and/or large groups?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?
  • None/less than 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 4 to 5 years
  • 6 years or more
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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