Admissions Counselor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Admissions Counselor position is responsible for developing, expanding and strengthening key relationships with leaders in education and communities in the assigned area, fostering outreach programs, and advancing our engagement with under-served communities to enable Washington State University (WSU) to meet enrollment goals. Additional responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: working with the Director in the planning and implementation of a strategic recruitment plan; coordinating recruitment efforts with other regional counselors, college recruiters, alumni, diversity outreach specialists, Multicultural Student Services, Cooperative Extension offices, and Learning Centers; organizing special events such as: information nights, county fairs, and others as assigned by the Director; participating in high school fairs, community college tours, national fairs, career nights, and community college advising; establishing and maintaining relationships/contacts with high school and community college counselors, teachers, other school administrators, local alumni and community; coordinating efforts with schools on targeted recruitment goals; and performing other duties as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience directly related to student services. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree. Experience working in education or with high school and community college age students. Knowledge of targeted recruitment programs specific to WSU’s strategic plan. Knowledge of student recruitment, college admissions, and WSU. Knowledge of admissions procedures, academic programs, financial aid and scholarships and a broad base of knowledge regarding Washington State University.

Monthly Salary

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

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Admissions and Recruitment
  • Admissions Counselor
  • statewide system with worldwide reach
  • Discover a great place to work!
  • embracing diversity where everyone can grow!
  • 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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