CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL ADMISSION COUNSELOR

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



Description

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OU Office of Admissions & Recruitment (OAR) works to bring in the next generation of Sooners. Our team operates from Norman as well as across the state, nation and world. We provide support to incoming domestic and international freshman and transfer students as they navigate the college application and decision process. Additionally, we partner with parents, counselors, and communities in providing resources to students interested in higher education. Our goal is to build a vibrant, inclusive community on campus by recruiting students with diverse backgrounds, educational experiences, and involvement.

We're currently looking for a new team member in our Central Texas office to serve as an Admissions Counselor for our National Recruitment Team.

We need someone who exhibits:

Integrity: Accountability for doing the right thing by exercising good judgment and honesty. Ability to create a safe environment for students and families and team members, including having emotional intelligence and self-awareness. Transparency and thoughtfulness in communication.

Care: Prioritization of creating the best experience possible for each person we encounter and at every step of the student experience. Providing service to others by being friendly, approachable and inclusive. Commitment to collaboration and to being a team player with a positive attitude. Inclusivity, which is the ability to work with a diverse group of people and having the ability to relate and be relatable to all those we serve.

Intentionality: Strong work ethic and contribution to the excellence of the Division of Enrollment Management, OAR and OU; self-motivation. Consistency in meeting deadlines and responding in a timely manner.

Innovation: Possession of a natural curiosity to learn and a continual pursuit of personal and professional growth in the field of college enrollment management. A focus on innovation, displaying an understanding of positive change and possessing a strong analytic ability. Efficiency by researching best practices, making creativity a priority.

The Admission Counselor position manages new undergraduate student recruiting in Austin, San Antonio and other designated territories, develops and executes recruiting strategies and activities, and participates in admission application review and processing. This person also interprets admission policies and procedures, and responds to all manner of questions regarding admission from prospective students, parents, high school personnel, alumni, OU faculty and staff, colleagues and the public.

**This position is based in Austin and will work from the selected candidates home.**

Job Requirements

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Required Education: Bachelor Degree OR an equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 0-24 months recruitment experience
  • Skills :

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, and exceptional public speaking skills
  • Must be able to work successfully with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty and staff
  • Must be highly organized; able to work independently, and establish and meet deadlines while working with a high volume of assignments
  • Must value being part of a team and be able to work in partnership with others
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Must have a professional manner and appearance
  • Will meet with prospective students, families, alumni and high school personnel at events that will take place at schools, on campus and other designated locations
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Certifications :

  • Valid driver's license to attend schools and events
  • Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time doing work on a computer and via the telephone. Must be able to pull, push, lift, engage in repetitive motions, communicate, including expressing oneself or exchanging information with others; see, including color, depth perception and clarity; and hear, including receiving detailed information orally.
  • Departmental Preferences:

  • Knowledge of the University of Oklahoma
  • Experience working with high school aged students is preferred
  • Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

    Special Instructions:  If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing

    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?-YesSpecial Indications:None * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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