Admissions Counselor - Diverse Populations - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Prospective Student Services, the Admissions Counselor for diverse and underrepresented populations will serve as the primary recruitment contact for an assigned regional area. He/She would be responsible for identifying and implementing effective recruitment strategies to attract and enroll students from diverse populations and other specified groups. Visit high schools, make presentations, organize related on-campus events and counsel students on UVU admission, policy, procedures, and undergraduate programs of study.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year of experience directly related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and experience totaling five years.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Highly enthusiastic and energetic.

Must work evenings and weekends as required.

Valid driver’s license required.


Knowledge of student recruitment, admission and retention issues for students of diverse backgrounds.


Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Skill in configuration and use of computerized database programs.
Organizing and coordinating skills.


Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short-and long-range goals.
Ability to plan and evaluate programs.
Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Pay Range

$26,158 to $34,877

Special Instructions to Applicants

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, positive and influential as well as fluent in both English and Spanish languages, have exceptional presentation skills with the ability to attract and educate members of the Hispanic/Latino community of the great opportunities of obtaining higher education at Utah Valley University.

Keyword Phrases

  • Prospective Student Svcs
  • Admissions Counselor - Diverse Populations
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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