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Admissions Counselor

South Dakota Board of Regents
Pactola Lake, SD
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Logo Institution South Dakota Mines Working Title Admissions Counselor Posting Number NFE02349P Department SDSMT-Admissions Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City Posting Text

Are you passionate about helping young people find their path? Do you excel at building meaningful connections with others? If so, South Dakota Mines invites you to join our dynamic Admissions team as an Admissions Counselor.

About the Role

As an Admissions Counselor, you'll be more than just a recruiter-you'll be a mentor, a guide, and the face of South Dakota Mines for many prospective students and their families. You'll manage a specific recruitment territory, leading students through every stage of the admissions process, from initial contact to enrollment. Whether you're on campus or representing us at a college fair, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our student body.

What You'll Do
  • Connect with prospective students, their families, school counselors, and teachers to share the unique advantages of a South Dakota Mines education.
  • Provide detailed information about our programs, campus life, and financial aid options.
  • Travel to high schools, college fairs, and other events to meet with potential students.
  • Host prospective students and their families when they schedule a visit to the South Dakota Mines campus, ensuring they have a memorable and informative experience.
  • Assist students through the application and enrollment process, ensuring they have a smooth transition to university life.

Why Join Us?

At South Dakota Mines, you'll be part of a close-knit community dedicated to fostering the next generation of leaders in science and engineering. We offer a supportive work environment, opportunities for growth, and the chance to make a real impact. If you're ready to take on a role that's both challenging and rewarding, we'd love to hear from you.

Ready to Make a Difference?

Apply today to start your journey with South Dakota Mines. Together, let's inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

South Dakota Mines is a best-in-class STEM university that offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees located in Rapid City, the state's second largest city with a MSA population of over 158,000. With 226 days of sunshine, 1.2 million acres of breathtaking scenery of the Black Hills National Forest, 700 miles of motorized trails and nearly 500 miles of hiking trails, there is a lot to see and do. People from around the world come here each year to see top attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Terry Peak Ski Area, and Reptile Gardens. There's something for everybody!

At Mines, our vision is to develop world-class leaders in science and engineering to benefit society through education, innovation, and engagement. Nearly 2,500 students from every state and over 40 countries are represented on our campus. Mines is an affordable option with a great return on investment.

Known for our academic rigor, we maintain an average class size of 24 and our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and nationally competitive engineering teams. These experiences make graduates highly sought after by industry and attributes to high starting salaries and 98% placement rate in the field of study.

Research at Mines encompasses four main areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering. Entrepreneurship is highly valued and programming assists students and faculty to engage in entrepreneurial activities and transition scientific and technological innovations into viable products and business startups.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a talented workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life coverage options for employees, spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at . Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin May 20, 2024. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references (include name, mailing and email address for each reference).

Posting Date 05/06/2024 Closing Date Open Until Filled No First Consideration Date 05/20/2024 Advertised Salary $42,000 - $45,000 depending on education and experienc Duration of the Term 12 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Work Hours Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Faculty Status No Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search This position requires Travel, Overnight stays, Weekends/Holidays If other, please indicate Department Description and Cultural Expectations Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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