The Admissions Counselor II, under general supervision, identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted, enrolled, and underrepresented students. Serves as a mentor, coordinates travel schedules and assignments, and develops recruiting plans for Undergraduate Admissions.
There are currently 3 Admission Counselor II positions to be filled from this applicant pools in the Office of Admissions at Prairie View A&M University.
Counsels and advises prospective students about admissions requirements, policies, statuses, and office programs.Â Performs data entry to process applications, review prospective student records, make admissions decisions, determine residency status, and manage the workflow of student information data used to communicate admission decisions. Maintains accuracy of information entered into the student information database.Â
Coordinates with high school counselors to facilitate the applications process and participates in recruitment activities, such as campus trips, application nights, and designated area projects. Demonstrates excellence in customer service through consistent follow-up with prospective students and their families, and current, and existing school partnerships via phone, email, text, video conferencing and individual meetings.
Determines transfer credit equivalencies by researching equivalencies through the TES database, comparing course titles and descriptions of courses completed, by students at other colleges and universities with courses offered at the university, and awarding credit according to established University policies.
Analyze, authenticate, and research documents submitted for evaluation of transfer credit or advance standing credit for prior learning.
Evaluate documents submitted to determine course applicability and/or equivalency.Â
Communicate with all student types regarding their credit review and applicable transfer articulation. Provide professional customer service and facilitate student inquiries to appropriate departments.
Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses and conferences, and attending training and/or courses as required.Â
Keeps abreast of current information about academic programs and related student services opportunities used to guide the student and school/college partners through the enrollment process.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Knowledge of admissions functions of higher education.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelorâ™s degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have four years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of a Bachelorâ™s degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of five years of experience.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed belowÂ in the attachment box labeled as either âœResume/CV or Resume/Cover Letterâ on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the âœResume/CVâ or Resume/Cover Letterâ attachment box. Â Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via theÂ PVAMUÂ Career site.
The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.