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Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter

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Job Details
Job Order Number
1708802
Company Name
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Physical Address
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Job Description

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Admissions and Recruitment invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter in Durant, OK.
SUMMARY
This position is responsible for the recruitment, advisement, admission, and matriculation of prospective students to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. This position is primarily responsible for increasing student enrollment to the university. This position is expected to present the university in a positive and effective manner. The Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter must be able to effectively convey to a diverse constituency the features and benefits of the university.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Recruit prospective students to the university by providing accurate information regarding admissions policies and requirements. Assist students with the application process including the review of high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores, processing applications, follow-up communications, and next steps.
• Maintain a positive relationship with high school counselors and key officials who serve prospective students by providing them with current information, serving as a liaison between them and Southeastern, and coordinating recruitment activities as needed.
• Communicate with prospective students through heavy phone outreach, emails, individual appointments, and group presentation and information sessions.
• Interpret and ensure compliance with OSRHE and University admission policies regarding all aspects of student admissions, including student files. Evaluate required documents including transcripts, standardized test scores, and other academic records to determine admissions eligibility. Provide accurate and timely notification of admissions decisions and other information prior to, during, and after the admissions process is complete.
• Recruit new and returning students to the university by providing accurate and timely information regarding admissions policies to prospective students, parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators. Represent the university during events at high schools, community colleges, college fairs, the university, and other public functions.
• Conduct campus tours and provide knowledgeable and professional representation of the university with students during tours and campus events.
• Assist with entering/updating and maintaining the prospect file, preparation and processing mass mailing operations, and evaluating incoming mail in a timely manner.
• Assist with planning and executing university recruitment events, programs, and campaigns. Advise the Director of Admissions and Recruitment and/or the Assistant Director on significant matters and support other members of the office in their goals and operational purposes.
• Learn and interpret FERPA Regulations, and apply the precepts in a wide variety of circumstances.
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Recruitment
• Night and weekend work is required.
• Travel is required

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS, DUTIES)
1. Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
2. Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
3. Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
4. Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, excellent typing skills, 10 key expertise, persistent attention to details. This position requires the execution of responsibilities with minimum direct supervision and with considerable initiative. The individual must be able to work in an environment of constant interruption. A commitment to diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse persons. Travel is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
PREFERRED: Experience with POISE or other student information system. Proven ability in developing effective working relationships with students, staff, and administrators.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send an Application for Staff Employment, letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.


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