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Admission Counselor- Western ND

Employer
North Dakota State University
Location
Bismarck, ND
Salary
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Description & Details:

The Office of Admission is seeking an organized, energetic, creative and collaborative individual to serve as Admission Counselor. This full-time, remote, 12-month position is based in Western North Dakota and assists in planning and implementing recruitment activities for incoming students. Primary responsibilities include managing a recruitment territory and traveling to college fairs and high school visits in the region, developing and managing recruitment programs, and conducting campus visit interviews with prospective students and family members.

NDSU welcomes candidates from underrepresented groups and does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, 7:30am-4:00pm during summer and breaks, occasional nights and weekends

Advertised Salary:

$44,000+ plus an excellent benefits package

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Completed Bachelor's degree or graduating in 2024.
  • One-year related experience
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills
  • Strong customer service experience/skills
  • Demonstrated experience establishing rapport and building relationships
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in the student body
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan and execute projects simultaneously
  • Innovative, energetic, and committed to working in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel regionally and work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and overnight travel
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Experience working in recruitment, extension, or admission at a regionally accredited college or university
  • Bachelor's degree from NDSU or strong familiarity with NDSU programs
  • Experience presenting to large audiences in professional or persuasive settings

Applicant Materials Required:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter addressing how qualifications are met
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .

Company

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities.

North Dakota State University is an employer of choice with a commitment to offer a well-rounded benefits package for employees and their families.

NDSU is listed at 95 among 404 public universities based on the university’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. In addition, NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including: agricultural sciences; business management and business; communications; materials science; natural resources and conservation science; social sciences; sociology, demography, and population studies; and visual and performing arts.

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1340 Administration Ave.
Fargo
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58102
United States

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