Position InformationPosition Title Admissions Counselor
Working Title Admissions Counselor Department 207110-Admissions Pay Rate $3220.58/monthly FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997311 Classification CJS13 Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM.
Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm Occasional nights and weekends
Bargaining Unit No Work Location Other Posting Date 01/14/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose
These positions act as recruiters and advisors and are complex administrative positions that must maintain extensive knowledge of university admission requirements, policies, and procedures in order to interpret those regarding admissions. Incumbents must be able to implement a comprehensive recruitment strategy within a specific territory or specific population of students and advise students on enrollment requirements. Travel and promote the university in a positive manner at recruitment events including college fairs and high school visits. Educate and inform prospective students, parents, and high school counselors about all aspects of the university including degree programs, admissions requirements, scholarships and financial aid. Assist in the planning and implementation of on and off campus events for potential students including group visit days, prospective student visit days, yield events, and orientation days. Actively manage the inquiry and admit pools to maximize the number of applications, admits, and enrolled students.
Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training
Preference to those in marketing, communication, public relations, or related fields.
Preference to UCM Graduates.
Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - Database creation and maintenance Experience
Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget- related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking. Public speaking and presentation skills. Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to work independently and be a self-starter. Ability to build rapport with students, parents, and high school counselors. Ability to maintain a high energy level while working with the public.
Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs. Other Physical & Environmental Factors Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance Other Special Working Conditions
Extensive travel during fall and spring semesters and may include evening, weekends, and overnight commitments.
Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications
Incumbent must be 21 years of age, per state vehicle rental contract requirements.Supplemental Questions
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