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(USA-MN-Morris) Admissions Counselor

Milan, MN | Posted 3 weeks ago

Apply for Job Job ID361368 LocationMorris Job FamilyStudent Services Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9702AN Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin Add to Favorite Jobs Email this Job About the Job Purpose of Position A key member of the admissions team, an Admissions Counselor must be enthusiastic, highly-motivated, and have the ability to articulate the values and objectives of a liberal arts institution to attract, recruit, and admit prepared students to the University of Minnesota Morris. The individual selected will represent Morris to the public providing high quality service to prospective students and their families and collaborating with members of the campus to support students and advance efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment at UMM. The duties of the position will require travel, including extended overnight stays, and flexible evening and weekend hours. This is a full-time, twelve month, annually renewable, academic and administrative staff appointment. The position reports to the Director of Admissions. Job Summary The Office of Admissions at the University of Minnesota Morris is accepting applications for 1-2 Admissions Counselor positions. A key member of the admissions team, an Admissions Counselor must be enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have the ability to articulate the values and objectives of a liberal arts institution to attract, recruit, and admit prepared students to the University of Minnesota Morris. The individual selected will represent Morris to the public and provide high quality service to prospective students and their families. The individual will collaborate with members of the campus to support students and advance efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment at UMN Morris. The duties of the position will require travel, including extended overnight stays, and flexible evening and weekend hours. Territory Management (50%) Designs a recruitment plan tailored for assigned territory to meet short-term and long-term goals. Plans and executes territory management plan, conducting student recruitment/outreach activities on and off campus as well as virtually. Monitors student behavior trends in territory and adjusts recruiting plan accordingly Reviews applications and makes admissions decisions based on academic requirements and program choice compatibility. Engages in extensive phone calls to applicants within assigned recruitment territory. Meet individual recruitment goals and objectives. General Recruitment (35%) Plans and participates in recruitment and enrollment activities, including: open houses, regional presentations, orientation programs, career days, regional and national college fairs, scholarship days, virtual events. Meets with prospective students and parents to provide individual counseling on educational options and alternatives. Represents Morris at on and off campus events as needed. Anticipates and responds to the needs of guests from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Marketing/Brand Building (10%) Builds brand awareness and reputation in prospective student and parent audiences. Develops and presents public presentations designed to promote the University. Models and promotes respect and effective partnerships in advancing Morris's efforts to build an inclusive, respectful campus community. Other (5%) Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree and at least two years of relevant experience, or master's degree. Demonstrated understanding and strong commitment to the value of a liberal arts education, or ability to quickly obtain such knowledge Demonstrated commitment to building a diverse, inclusive campus and living community Excellent public speaking and writing skills, and strong organizational skills Excellent customer service skills Ability to work effectively within a team environment Demonstrated commitment to recruiting a diverse student population Ability to travel a mi imum of 12 weeks annually, including extended overnight stays, and flexible evening and weekend hours Valid driver's license Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (or qualifications) Previous experience in college admission, college counseling, or in related areas of higher education Experience as undergraduate admissions intern, student ambassador or student volunteer experience will be considered Knowledge and experience using social media tools Ability to work under pressure, in a team atmosphere, and with a minimum of direct supervision About the Department Department Description The Office of Admissions is the primary source of information about the University of Minnesota Morris for prospective students. The office recruits and admits students and facilitates the connection to the University faculty and staff to discuss programs in which a student is interested. In addition, it represents and markets the campus through electronic communications and printed brochures and material regarding all phases of the institution and its policies and programs. Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Tuition Benefit Program Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-8647. Diversity Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. About the U of M The University of Minnesota Morris (UMN Morris) The University of... For full info follow application link. The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

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