Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Advisor represents OSU-Cascades through recruitment activities aimed at supporting the campus enrollment goals and strategic plan. The Admissions Advisor provides the first point of contact for prospective students and families as they navigate the application process. The position serves as a member of the recruitment team that is responsible for the planning and execution of undergraduate, domestic recruitment strategies. The Admissions Advisor must be willing to travel and represent OSU-Cascades to a diverse population of students, counselors, family members and community partners.
The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented individual, excited to work in a fast-paced environment, who values strong time management skills and is flexible, having the ability to adapt to rapid change. The Admissions Advisor will have the opportunity to support university goals and strategic plan and will play a critical role in assisting in the recruitment of talented, diverse students to the university.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016. The Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in discipline of choice. 1 year experience related to assigned responsibilities.
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited not-for-profit college or university in discipline of choice. Bachelor's Degree must be completed by start date.
Excellent written and oral communication skills – Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, training and outreach programs.
Technological proficiency utilizing computers and working with programs similar to Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
Ability to think clearly under pressure and to work with individuals from various cultures, including the ability to handle difficult inter-personal situations with tact and diplomacy.
Must be able and willing to independently travel for extended periods and work during irregular hours extensively, including late nights, early mornings, evenings and weekends for a minimum of seventeen (17) weeks per year on a continuous and ongoing basis. Must be able to manage frequent travel and fatigue related stress.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity; ability to work with other individuals whose culture and/or beliefs may differ from your own.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
Must be able to drive in all-weather conditions.
Must be able to fly on a commercial aircraft.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
This position requires the ability to travel and work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, a minimum of seventeen weeks per year.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is anticipated to be approximately $36,500 and will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.