Admissions Counselor - Washington State University in Vancouver Washington

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Washington State University

Vancouver, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The primary focus is to support campus recruitment and enrollment initiatives through outreach to applicants, event planning, and travel throughout the State of Washington and northern Oregon areas to attend recruitment events, conduct presentations, and represent WSU Vancouver to high school, community college, and adult audiences. Organize special events such as information nights, group visits, and others as assigned by the Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions. Participate in high school, community college, and corporate fairs. Develop and present information to prospective undergraduate and graduate students through recruitment events, presentations, email, and phone. Conduct individual admissions counseling appointments, providing unofficial transcript evaluations and general financial aid information. Work with the Associate Director in the planning and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan. Coordinate recruitment efforts with other Student Affairs staff, faculty, alumni and the community. Review applications for admission. Establish and maintain relationships/contacts with high school and community college counselors, teachers, and community. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant/Associate Director.

This is a one (1) year temporary position expected to end on April 30, 2017. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

For a copy of the full position description please visit: Washington State University Vancouver’s Employment Website

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous college/university new student recruitment experience.

Spanish speaker preferred.

Relevant computer skills including proficiency with

Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Experience working with diverse populations such as nontraditional, first-generation, and low income.

Experience organizing and planning programs and public presentations.

Master’s degree in a related field.

Monthly Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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