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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Tulane University
Location
Lafayette Square, LA
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
The Admissions Counselor, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, would work under the Director of the Office to support recruitment activities, and coordinate the applications review process. The individual would support recruitment activities, handle all day to day activities of Admissions, and create Admissions reports. Travel is required (local and domestic).
  • Proficient Computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software applications
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Superior interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Highly proficient database management and report writing skills
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills. Capable of presenting Tulane University in a favorable light with individuals, small groups and large groups
  • Ability to resolve the inevitable conflicts between the families of prospective students and Tulane University which arise as part of the admission process of a highly competitive institution
  • An appreciation for the cyclical nature of admission work and the flexibility to handle a variety of duties and projects throughout the day as well as throughout the year
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies, including faculty, academic deans and senior administrators, admission staff members, students, parents, guidance counselors and alumni
  • Because of the wide range of duties and responsibilities associated with this position, an Admissions Counselor must develop and possess a complete understanding of the admission and recruitment policies of Tulane University
  • A detailed knowledge of graduate programs in the Tulane School of Social Work
  • An in-depth knowledge of the policies and procedures governing the distribution of student financial aid
  • Broad-based knowledge of student activities, residential life, athletic programs, learning support services, and other extra-academic programs and services provided by Tulane University
  • Familiarity with New Orleans, the culture of Southern Louisiana, and local customs and history
  • Familiarity with educational records including high school transcripts and evaluation systems, standardized test scores, international educational records, and college transcripts
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with seven (7) years database management and report writing experience

OR
  • Bachelor's Degree with one (1) year database management and report writing experience
  • Experience in university admissions processes; three to five years preferred
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  • Social Media Platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)

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