The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the recruitment and selection of undergraduate freshmen students and for representing the University in a professional, knowledgeable, and responsive manner. Recruitment duties include aggressively managing a recruitment territory, including travel to high schools, college fairs and other programs to talk with students, parents and guidance counselors about Temple University. The Admissions Counselor will also perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of directly related experience in a non-profit institution of higher education.
Demonstrated experience planning, facilitating and participating in on-campus and off-campus recruitment events.
Demonstrated experience facilitating informational presentations to individuals and groups.
Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining informational and active communication with high school and college students, parents and high school counselors about the admissions process and requirements, financial aid and career planning.
Demonstrated experience identifying, recruiting and enrolling prospective students, managing a recruitment territory and developing recruitment strategies.
equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to exhibit self-direction and motivation.
*Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment .
*Ability to work independently as well as in groups.
*Ability to interact with people of a multitude of constituencies.
*Knowledge of admission terminology and tests.
*Requires excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as planning and organizational skills.
*Willingness to travel/drive and work on weekends and nights.
*Experience working with Banner technology.
In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.