Admissions Counselor

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Temple University
William Penn Annex West, PA
Nov 05, 2022
Dec 07, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University, Non-profit
The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the recruitment and selection of undergraduate freshmen students and for representing the University in a professional, knowledgeable, and responsive manner. Recruitment duties include aggressively managing a recruitment territory, including travel to high schools, college fairs and other programs to talk with students, parents and guidance counselors about Temple University. Other primary duties include reading and evaluating freshman applications, and presenting on campus information sessions to prospective students and their families. The Admissions Counselor will also perform other duties as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.

Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary. Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and provide employees with opportunities for growth and advancement. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity. Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region, and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future. Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally. For example, you can earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit or develop your management and leadership skills in one of our HR Learning and Development's academies. Temple University employees also enjoy recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.

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Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least one year of directly related experience in a non-profit institution of higher education. Experience should include planning, facilitating and participating in on-campus and off-campus recruitment events and delivering informational presentations to individuals and groups. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to exhibit self-direction and motivation.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in groups.
  • Ability to interact with people of a diverse constituency groups.
  • Knowledge of admission terminology and tests.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills necessary to manage a recruitment territory and identify, recruit and enroll prospective students.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills and ability to establish and maintain informational and active communication with high school and college students, parents and high school counselors about the admissions process and requirements, financial aid and career planning.
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekends.
  • Ability to travel and transport recruiting materials to locations that may not be accessible by public transportation.

  • Experience working with Banner technology

This position requires a background check.

This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.

This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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