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Admissions Counselor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Admissions Counselor

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Admissions Counselor
Position Number 819929
Appointment Type Time Limited - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date 09/30/2023
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions admits and serves an eligible, diverse student population regionally, nationally, and internationally. It embraces the university’s commitment to attain the quality of students who are able to matriculate and graduate. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions also maintains the integrity of the admissions process; thus ensuring efficient and systematic evaluation of credentials. Through multiple admissions strategies, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions works to ensure the eligible student have access to higher education.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Undergraduate Admissions at North Carolina Central University is seeking candidates to fill a position of Admissions Counselor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proven excellence in verbal and written communication. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one settings, as well as in small and large group situations, to a variety of audiences. Ability to prioritize tasks, plan work within the larger contest of known program goals, make thoughtful decisions, and work independently on occasion. Proficiency in MS Office Applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience in using a student information system (BANNER, DATATEL, AdmissionPros, etc.). Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Excellent customer service, oral communication, and interpersonal skills to deal effectively, with a broad range of administrators, staff, faculty, students, and visitors. Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects. Review and manage student applications including contacting applicants regarding procedure compliance, offering guidance, and to ensure on-time submission of required components. Posses the ability to implement recruitment strategies. Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations. Ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality of all information, files, and records via the BANNER system preferred. Be able and willing to travel frequently.
Minimum Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of admissions experience preferred. Degree must be received from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience involving public contact, oral and written communication and the interpretation of policies and procedures preferable in higher education, the field of teaching, student services or a related educational capacity is preferred. Candidate must poses a valid driver’s license.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
None
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Primary responsibility is student recruitment and data functions with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Reviews, authenticates and makes official admissions decision on behalf of the university. Conducts research on assigned territories and performs analysis of admissions eligibility. Implements recruitment strategies as outlined in the admissions plan in the assigned territory to include high school and community college visits.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Take on additional recruitment market area: Serves at the MAR (Eagle In Flight) Coordinator which is heavily involved in data management and student/family follow up for this state approved program
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Increase responsibilities with admissions processing; ie, make decisions for additional alphabets. Conducts research on assigned territories and performs analysis of admissions eligibility. Implements recruitment strategies as outlined in the admissions eligibility. Implements recruitment strategies as outlined in the admissions plan in the assigned territory to include high school and community college visits.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Serve as the national recruiter responsible for National Merit Scholars recruitment program for high preforming students.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03090P
Open Date 01/25/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 02/09/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  3. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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