Admissions Counselor/E-Communications
University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, IA

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Percent of Time/Week:
100%

Service Schedule:
Calendar Year

Position Description:
Researches and implements strategic social media networking tactics to increase visibility and interactions with prospective students; interviews, counsels, and advises prospective students, parents, and high school counselors; recruits new students to the University; visits high schools and community colleges in targeted areas; participates in national, regional, and local college fairs; hires, trains, and supervises student assistants; researches, evaluates, and implements electronic communications and social media initiatives; supports on campus events; evaluates credentials of prospective students; acts on admission files; plans, coordinates, and participates in various recruitment activities; and performs various operational duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.

Required Qualifications:
At least one year of related experience in a student affairs area such as admissions, orientation, financial aid, career services or residence life required. Student experience will be considered. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and counselors; ability to work within a team environment; and demonstrated experience working with social media and electronic communication tools (i.e.Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Skype) required. Frequent evening and weekend travel will be necessary.

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience with admission recruitment processes and procedures such as tour guide, phone bank, telecounseling, office worker or orientation leader; experience conducting individual or group presentations to students and families; and experience with using social media in a professional setting preferred. Demonstrated familiarity with the University of Northern Iowa and proficiency in Spanish (ILR Level 2 – Limited working proficiency) also preferred.

Online Application Required Documents

Application Type:
This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

References:
References must be filled out online during the application process; however, only professional references will be allowed.

Number of References: 3

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

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