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Admissions Counselor

South Dakota State
Vermillion, SD
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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University of South Dakota

Working Title
Admissions Counselor

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The University of South Dakota Office of Admissions is seeking an energetic, goal-oriented, self-motivated individual for the position of Admissions Counselor.

Responsibilities include working with prospective students and parents through the college search process, marketing and recruitment activities on- and off-campus, assisting with financial aid and scholarship-related questions, using Salesforce and other software systems, presenting information about USD to prospective students, willingness to travel, working with faculty and staff to meet enrollment goals, evaluating prospective students and participating in the selection of applicants for admission.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree and valid driver's license required. Related admissions experience preferred. Knowledge of the University of South Dakota campus, departments, and admission standards desirable.

Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills (both oral and written), be self-starters, work independently and collaboratively, and have the ability to be creative in developing recruiting relationships with prospective students, and be proficient in Microsoft Office.

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Open Until Filled

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Advertised Salary
commensurate with qualifications, plus benefits

Duration of the Term
12 months

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Faculty Status

Scope of Search
External (includes Internal)

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This position requires
Travel, Overnight stays, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License

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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

USD is committed to fostering a dynamic and welcoming working and learning environment for all. USD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ideological, political, or sectarian opinions or perspectives; or race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, national origin, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. USD is committed to the principles of free expression and encourages the timely and rational discussion of topics in an environment that is intellectually and ideologically diverse.

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Cognitive Requirements

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Reading, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Analyzing, Comprehend, Frequent Change, Intense Customer Interaction, Logic, Memory, Multiple Priorities, Pace-average, Perform calculations, Multiple Stimuli, Pace-fast, Reasoning

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Physical Requirements

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Carrying, Climbing Stairs, Lifting moderate, Use Both Hands, Walking, Driving, Sitting for sustained periods of time, Standing for sustained periods of time

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Sensory Requirements

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Hearing, Speaking, Vision (With and without corrective lenses)

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Working Environment

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Office Environment

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