Responsibilities: 1.Transfer Students Recruitment and Admissions. Plan, schedule, and recruit students from regional community colleges within the state of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, an Illinois. Distribute WSU promotional material to prospective students and counselors. Interview and advise prospective transfer students and assist them with their application process, acceptance, and alternative admissions both on main campus and the Winona State-Rochester campus. Provide follow-up with previously contacted students and admits in accordance with department standards and policies. Meet with community college counselors, faculty, and students to promote WSU. Represent the University at off-campus receptions coordinated by the admission office for transfer population. Visit WSU-Rochester campus once a month to advise, inform and recruit new students.
2.Evaluate transferability of courses to Winona State. Communicate with faculty if courses are not previously evaluated for major course equivalency. Assist with the input of student records in DARS (Degree Audit Record System).
3.Process First Year transfer credit/Military Credit. Evaluate and process freshman and transfer credit for those students who have PSEO, college credit, Advanced Placement, CLEP, IB and Military credit.
4.International Student Admissions. Review and evaluate international credentials for admission.
5.Organize Transfer Advising/Registration. Assist with the planning and implementation of transfer advising and registration programs.
6.Perform Other Duties as Assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of Winona State University. Including but not limited to assisting with social media communication, department social media policy and procedure development, professional development, maintaining accurate knowledge regarding evaluation of international schooling, coursework, and immigration as well as domestic transfer policies, and serving on campus committees and work groups.
Two (2) years of experience working in higher education admissions, student affairs or student services.
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or related field.
Demonstrated ability in working with diverse populations.
Knowledge of CRM tools, as well as the ability to utilize technology.
Ability to develop extensive knowledge of admissions requirements and university departments, programs, and activities.
Understanding of higher education marketing and promotion.
Strong oral, written, interpersonal and electronic communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external university constituencies.
Must be able to travel independently.
Must be able to provide quality assistance both on campus and online
Experience using data to inform strategic decisions.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
Independent Travel required
Overnight Travel required
Some evening and weekend event attendance is necessary Physical Effort:
Must be able to load, unload, carry and set up bulky recruitment materials to remote locations by themselves.
About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's
Internal Number: 1811
About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.