Boilerplate Class Code:.........0128
TITLE: Admission Advisor
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Assistant Dean, Admission
SUPERVISES: Support Staff
Carry out a full range of admission activities; training; recruitment/outreach; interviewing; admission
decision-making; post admission follow-up of prospective students to the University; and admission programming such as
high school counselor workshops, alumni representatives, faculty receptions, week-end information sessions and junior
staff, etc. and major admission program responsibilities assigned by the Assistant Dean which include supervision of
junior professional and clerical staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluate candidate credentials and make admission decisions regarding candidate acceptance to the University; serve as
liaison to appropriate campus departments for evaluation input and maintain related correspondence.
Interview and counsel individual candidates, parents and spouses concerning admission procedures and guidelines, and
respond, as required, telephonically and/or in writing.
Conduct, participate and train others in both in-state and out-of-state recruitment activities (e.g., college nights and
fairs, yield parties, high school visits, alumni groups, faculty receptions, campus trips, etc.).
Develop and coordinate special admission programming (e.g. high school counselor workshops, faculty receptions, week-end
information sessions., etc.). Design and implement marketing plans and materials.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop workshops and other training activities to support the admission office programming needs.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; word processing, database and spreadsheet software.
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred. Three to five years of experience in academic admission, recruitment or admission required. The following are also required: considerable ability in oral and written expression; successful supervisory experience; demonstrated management skills and initiative in approaching tasks; ability to organize work assignments for effective and expeditious completion; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to organize, coordinate and supervise support staff; willingness to travel; ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations and to communicate the interpretation to others. Must be able to prepare and present detailed studies and reports, including recommendations concerning the substance of the studies and reports. Must be able to prepare and deliver oral presentations before small, medium and large groups of people.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.