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Admissions Counselor

Effective Date: September 1, 2019

Qualifications:

Essential:

  1. Bachelor’s degree (Current UWA seniors on track to graduate with a record of student administrative work will be considered)
  2. Strong written and oral communication skills
  3. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and social networking sites (i.e., Facebook, Twitter)
  4. Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  5. Ability to form positive working relationships with staff in other campus offices
  6. Positive, professional attitude and a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  7. Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel extensively

Desirable:

  1. Master’s degree
  2. Familiarity with public relations-oriented marketing
  3. Experience with marketing materials design
  4. Successful experience in Admissions or a related Student Services field
  5. Experience with the Ellucian Colleague student information system
  6. Experience with the Hobsons Radius CRM

Functions:

  1. Represent the University at school visits and college day and night programs.

  2. Visit community colleges and high schools to recruit students and explain and respond to questions about academic programs, scholarships, student activities, financial aid, and housing consideration to students, parents, and educators.

  3. Conduct campus visit appointments with prospective students.

  4. Follow up with inquiries and applicants.

  5. Analyze current and historical admission data and trends within the assigned geographic territory and develop and implement strategies to meet enrollment goals.

  6. Participate in all Admissions sponsored programs.

  7. Facilitate collaborative relationships with various University offices, including Financial Aid, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Athletics.

  8. Work with other staff members to develop brochures and other marketing materials and to evaluate the effectiveness of the recruitment program.

  9. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions, or other appropriate administrators.

Salary: Salary dependent on credentials; attractive benefit package. Interview expenses will not be reimbursed.

 

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins on July 8, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

 

To Apply: Send materials listed below to:

                   Libba Baker

                   Interim Director of Admissions

                   Station 4

                   The University of West Alabama

                   Livingston, AL 35470

 

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current résumé or vita
  3. At least three current letters of reference
  4. Transcripts of all college work (unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; Official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment).

 

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

AA/EOE.

Minority applications encouraged.