UM Crookston Campus Admissions Counselor

Location
Crookston, Minnesota
Salary
competitive wages
Posted
Aug 17, 2017
Ref
318344
Industry
Education

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of relevant experience; ability to travel and work occasional weeknight and weekends; able to read, write, and understand English; and possess valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle for off-campus travel.  Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, student development or related field; excellent verbal and written communication, customer service, project management, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; ability to handle stressful situations in a positive manner and evidence of experience in a team environment; experience working in a University environment; demonstrated excellence in collaboration and results driven outcomes; and ability to function effectively in a complex organizational environment with the ability to successfully relate and interact with diverse groups of people.

About the Job
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month position starting August 7, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.  An excellent fringe benefit package is part of the total compensation package.

JOB SUMMARY: The admissions counselor is responsible for student recruitment, territory planning, outreach activities, and individual office management. The admissions counselor will work to identify, recruit, and enroll qualified high school students, transfer students, and working professionals from a specific recruiting territory.  This individual will engage in and collect student data from prospect to enrollment to ensure timely documentation of student information using a constituent relationship management portal-Salesforce.  The admissions counselor will take on special projects within the office and collaborate with other departments across campus regarding both on and off campus constituents.
RESPONSIBILITIES:  Recruiting (100%) includes counseling students (on site and online) through the college search funnel: From prospect to enrolled student. Strategize, plan and execute territory marketing and recruiting activities; represent the campus at a variety of on and off campus events with the intent of recruiting students to attend the U of M Crookston; manage an assigned recruitment territory; participate in campus visit opportunities for students including large open house events, individual campus visits, and overnight campus visits.  Serve as a UMC contact for the regional high schools and community colleges, coordinate recruitment activities with other/departments areas across the campus; assist with the implementation of new student registration, check-in, and orientation; supervise work-study and student volunteers in recruitment activities; and other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Travel is required.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

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