Job Details
Title:  Admissions Counselor
Category:  Admissions
Posted On:  08/01/2018
Deadline:  08/30/2018
 
Institute:  East Tennessee State University
Location:  Johnson City, Tennessee
Link:  https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/11237
 
Description:
Job Summary

Responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment for representing ETSU to a diverse group of freshmen, transfer, and returning students; recruitment of prospective students in a specified territory based on enrollment and application data; coordinating high school and community college visitation programs and events; incorporating formal and informal presentations and public speaking engagements with high school and community college counselors and advisors, administrators, students, and parents; supporting student retention; and performing other duties as assigned. The Admissions Counselor serves as a front-line service provider with primary in-office student admission counseling, recruitment travel, and communication with prospective students.
 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of university and higher education system policies, procedures, structure and services offered. 
 Knowledge of university admission requirements. 
 Knowledge of registration procedures. 
 Knowledge of current career trends. 
 Knowledge of course equivalencies and transfer issues. 
 Knowledge of all academic and student services areas at ETSU. 
 Knowledge of university catalog including degree requirements for all programs and majors. 
 Knowledge of all university policies regarding admissions, retention and graduation requirements. 
 Knowledge of ETSU policies and applicable Tennessee Code Annotated. 
 Ability to travel extensively in recruiting efforts. 
 Ability to communicate effectively to large groups or individuals. 
 Ability to counsel students and parents regarding university related matters.
 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred; Two to three years experience on a college admissions counseling staff or other comparable collegiate / business experience preferred; experience with or knowledge about East Tennessee State University, or higher education institutions in Tennessee. Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills. Available to attend events during evenings and weekends, travel and stay overnight out of town. Overnight travel will be required. Valid driver’s license. Official transcripts required upon hire.
 

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred; two to three years experience on a college admissions counseling staff or other comparable collegiate /business experience preferred.
Experience with or knowledge about East Tennessee State University, or higher education institutions in Tennessee preferred.

Pay Grade
Level 7
 
 
Contact Info:
Dusty Duncan at duncandj@etsu.edu 



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