Staff Positions

Posting date 03.01.13

Admission Counselor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represents Schreiner University in the most professional and ethical manner at all times
  • Possesses extensive job knowledge in college admission related work and understands the role it plays in serving the institutional mission
  • Communicates effectively with admission staff and also assist with office planning and problem solving
  • Coordinates with admission and financial aid staff to insure a student’s successful transition from high school to college or from another college to Schreiner
  • Counsels students on undergraduate admission and financial aid processes
  • Evaluates transcripts of high school seniors
  • Ensures that all required documents are on file before (1) admitting, (2) sending to the Registrar for transfer evaluation, or (3) forwarding to the Director of the Learning Support Services Program.
  • Represents Schreiner University at college day/night programs, receptions, alumni events, and all other approved functions
  • Maintains regular contact with prospective students through visits, email, written communication, telephone calls and other contact
  • Successfully completes recruitment of students in assigned market area(s), reporting requirements, and timely lead follow-up to reach performance levels
  • Establishes relationships with all stakeholders, including guidance counselors, in assigned market area(s)           
  • Assumes added projects and responsibilities as required by the Associate Director or Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Facilitates communication among employees, students and management through interpersonal and professional communication techniques. Keeps up-to-date in communications
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality concerning all matters in the Office of Admission and Financial Aid and adheres to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Four-year college degree or higher
  • Computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Schedule), Internet, Email, or student information system
  • Self-starter with high achiever attitude
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Goal setter
  • Strong desire to "serve" students and parents
  • Able and willing to travel
  • Creates relations and goodwill with university stakeholders
  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily activities, exercise necessary follow up, and be detail oriented
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Sales ability to “close”
  • Understanding of relationship and integrated marketing concepts
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimum supervision
  • High confidentiality level required
  • Use of sound judgment, maturity and responsibility

Rate:  DOE up to  $32,000.00/year

Schreiner University
Human Resources Office
CMB 6233
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
hr@schreiner.edu
 
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