Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Regional Admissions Counselor for Western Washington will reside in King County and focus directly on the recruitment and enrollment of both first year and transfer students to Washington State University with additional focus on increasing diversity and outreach to first generation students. Job duties include attending high school fairs, community college fairs, classroom visits, one to one appointments, participation in regional admission counselor programs and groups and other events and activities. The Admissions Counselor works with data systems to create a comprehensive recruitment plan and personalized follow up plan. This position will build relationships with high school and community college counselors, parents, alumni, on campus partners and others. Preparation and oversight of receptions and other programs, budget responsibility, and participating in on-campus events are key functions of this position.
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.
Understanding of and a commitment to inclusion, access and diversity.
Excellent presentation abilities, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability in program planning.
Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Willing and able to travel, and work some weekends/evenings.
Experience working in education.
Knowledge of student recruitment, college admissions, and WSU.
Experience in Slate or other CRM technology.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience. FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12
Area/College: Enrollment Department Name: Recruitment and Marketing Department Link: https://em.wsu.edu/
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by August 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents: 1) Resume 2) Cover letter
Time Type: Full time
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 veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
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 [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.