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Admissions Counselor


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Ad number:#339252617
Contact:Oklahoma State University
City:Stillwater, OK


Recruit and assist prospective students to OSU Undergraduate Admissions and meet individual territory and overall admission enrollment goals. Serve, promote and represent the University by being the primary point of contact for prospective students, families and counselors. Discuss policies/procedures required for admission, housing, scholarships/financial aid with prospective students, families and counselors. Proactively anticipate student needs and respond appropriately. Conduct trend analysis for an assigned territory; formulate action plans based on analysis. Work in conjunction with recruitment staff and leadership to integrate the results of analysis and planning into the University's overall enrollment plan. Demonstrate self-direction, creativity and strategic thinking in prospect development, yield enhancement activities, information services and problem resolution. Determine and execute strategies for effective outreach for an assigned territory; develop and initiate communication/activities to accomplish enrollment goals. Outreach includes measured benchmarks of student contact including monthly goals for calls, texts, emails and personal interactions. Give presentations to large and small groups of prospective students/families, on and off-campus, about the opportunities available at OSU; provide campus tours when needed and actively participate in recruitment on and off-campus events. An essential function of this position is to maintain a personalized public presence in a wide range of environments such as high schools, college fairs, community locations, among others. This may include and is not limited to publication and broadcast of full name, work contact information, and time, date, and/or location of recruitment activity. Travel (in-state and out-of-state) away from office multiple times per month with the duration ranging from 1 to 12 days. Overnight stays often required depending on the time of year.  Driving conditions vary with weather. Work schedule may extend beyond regular office hours of 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, as needed, to complete assignments. Assist with daily office operations including answering phones, responding to email, greeting and providing counsel to prospective students, families and guests to meet our customer service goals. Participate in the development and execution of on and off-campus recruitment, conversion and yield activities/events designed to market Oklahoma State University to prospective freshman (and transfer) students. Minimum qualifications: Ability to lift 45 lbs. (boxes of recruiting materials). Bachelor's Degree (Bachelor's degree conferred prior to or upon start date).  One or more years of customer service. Valid Driver's License. This job requires a high level of internal and external public contact serving as a liaison between the Admissions Office, various academic units and other organizations within the university. Strong written, verbal communication and technical skills are necessary. Knowledge of MS applications. Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience working in higher education, in admissions, advising, scholarships & financial aid, or a related department. Apply online at  For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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