Sr Admissions Counselor

Expiring today

Employer
Temple University
Location
William Penn Annex West, PA
Posted
Nov 13, 2022
Closes
Dec 04, 2022
Ref
686837911
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
A top-ranked school of education in an urban, public university setting, the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University is a leader in education research and preparing accomplished educators. The College is recognized for its social justice mission; innovative research; and multigenerational, place-based impact.

The Admissions Counselor is responsible for representing the College of Education and Human Development both on- and off-campus to prospective students with a primary emphasis on graduate student recruitment, admissions counseling, and outreach. This position is responsible for coordinating and contributing to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the College. Performs 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.

Visit https://careers.temple.edu/careers-temple to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience preferably in admissions or student services in a higher education setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong relationship management skills and ability to conduct targeted communications with prospective students from inquiry through enrollment.
  • Ability to lead individual and group informational sessions.
  • Ability to directly interact with students, faculty and administrators demanding intensive concentration and excellent listening skills.
  • Must demonstrate high-level of attention to detail, critical thinking, problem- solving, and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively.
  • Must prioritize well and focus on completion of tasks and objectives in a fast- paced and dynamic environment.
  • Must demonstrate competence with and ability to effectively use computers, Microsoft applications, related software, and data systems.
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive and objective customer service approach and attitude even when confronted with difficult, highly emotional students/parents as well as advising and counseling situations.
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to travel both locally and nationally and transport student recruitment materials to locations that may not be accessible by public transportation.
  • Must be able to participate in various recruitment programs that may require sitting and/or standing for several hours at a time.

Preferred:
  • Master's degree
  • Experience using Banner
  • Experience using an enrollment management customer relationship management (CRM) system such as Ellucian Recruiter

This position requires a background check.

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

This position is 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 https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines.

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.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.

Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-report

You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.