Admissions Counselor

University of Central Missouri
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$3220.58
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position 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:

Special Instructions:

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.

Working hours:

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

  • One (1) year of demonstrated work experience including recruitment, sales, marketing, or student ambassador.
  • Preference given to candidates with higher education recruitment, sales, or marketing experience
  • Preference given to UCM Graduates
  • 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

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Required Documents

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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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