Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Slippery Rock - Pennsylvania (PA), 16057

Slippery Rock University

Job Description:

Engages in new first-year recruitment activities off campus, including but not limited to high school visits, college fairs and other events, both in Pennsylvania and out-of-state. Non-traditional hours (weekend, weeknight, and overnight) may be required

Manages a cohort of first-year student applications and recommends admission decisions to Associate Director/Director

Responsible for small and large group presentations

Serves as counselor for the day, and provides frequent recruitment and admission counseling, working with individuals, families and groups on an in person, telephone or electronic basis

Helps coordinate bus trips to campus

Staffs departmental presentations, open house activities and other reception style events

Obtains information through self-study, training, or existing staff to represent the opportunities associated with enrolling at the University

Establishes contact-intensive interpersonal communication with prospective students and their families.

Other related duties as required to support the operation of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at SRU

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Valid driver’s license

Successful on campus interview and background clearances

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in higher education
Experience working in an admissions office
Knowledge/familiarity with SRU student experiences
Experience working with diverse populations

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
305 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Full consideration will be given to resumes received by January 3, 2020.

Please provide three professional references in the application.

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police), background check Act 151 (Child Abuse) background check, and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

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