Admissions Counselor I

Employer
University of Southern California
Location
Alhambra, CA
Posted
Nov 05, 2022
Closes
Dec 03, 2022
Ref
597202468
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
The USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Division of the Department of Family Medicine at USC is seeking an energetic, team-oriented, experienced Admissions Counselor I to join our team. Candidates must have a collaborative working style and the ability to multitask in a graduate-level environment.

The program has been in existence since 1972 and is housed at the Health Science - Alhambra campus. This position has remote work opportunities.

Responsibilities and accountabilities include:
  • Review applications in accordance with the program's mission and admissions guidelines
  • Counsels prospective applicants in-person/virtual to go over the application process, including prerequisites and other requirements
  • Assist in coordination of outreach recruitment events
  • Attends in-person college fairs
  • Virtual sessions: Information sessions, Pre-Health/PA clubs, fairs
  • Reviews student records, inputs data, and generates letters and lists utilizing the student database
  • Lead/assist in the preparation of communication materials promoting the PA program, such as Mailchimp announcements, brochures/flyers, ad campaigns, etc...
  • Serves on department or university committees as requested and may participate in special assignment of short-term projects as needed
  • Lead/assist in program events, such as orientation, interview days, and program retreats
  • Communication skills: In-person, virtual, email, and telephone
  • Prefer candidates that have knowledge and experience with DEI recruitment
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

USC offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidate's experience and accomplishments and offers excellent benefits to employees.

Expected Salary Range: $26.61 - $30.00 per hour.

Please include resume and cover letter with application.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree

Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:

0 - 6 months

Minimum Field of Expertise:

Counseling skills and/or academic advisement experience

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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