Admissions Counselor, Admissions
Interviews, counsels, and advises prospective students, parents, and high school counselors; recruits new students to the University; visits high schools and community colleges in targeted areas; participates in national, regional and local college fairs; evaluates credentials of prospective students; and plans, coordinates, and participates in various recruitment activities.
Bachelor's degree required. At least one year of related experience in a student affairs area such as admissions, orientation, financial aid, career services or residence life; excellent communication skills; and ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and counselors and work within a team environment required. Frequent evening and weekend travel will be necessary. Experience with admission recruitment processes and procedures such as tour guide, phone bank, telecounseling, office worker or orientation leader; experience conducting individual or group presentations to students and families; experience working with underrepresented populations; experience with using social media in a professional setting; and demonstrated knowledge of the University of Northern Iowa preferred. Student experience will be considered.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by June 22, 2021 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.
UNI is a tobacco free campus.
Type of Employment: Full-Time
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