Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
Towson University is accepting applications for a Transfer Admissions Counselor. This position will serve as an official representative of Towson University at transfer fairs, community college and TU recruitment events and will hold regularly scheduled visits at community colleges to counsel prospective students on transfer to TU.
Responsibilities and Duties
As a member of the Transfer Team, the selected individual will aid in the successful strategic planning and recruitment of qualified students from inside and outside the state of Maryland and will be responsible for reviewing admission applications, providing pre-transfer advising and evaluating transfer credit. Major responsibilities include: meeting recruitment goals for enrollment; providing accurate information about the University to prospective students and their families; assisting with various marketing activities; counseling prospective and currently enrolled students regarding admission requirements, transfer of credit, and academic planning; applicant file evaluation; transfer credit evaluation; and a variety of administrative activities as assigned. Travel is required as well as periodic evening and weekend work.
Qualifications and Skills
Successful candidates will...
Possess excellent communication skills
Ability to present to small and large groups of people in various types of venues
Attention to detail and possess strong organizational skills
Team player with a strong work ethic
Interested in and attentive to cross-cultural communication
Actively contribute to the office welfare in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
Possess strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently
Demonstrate proficiency with the use of technology
Be able to travel independently and on short notice
Experience in a college admissions office as an orientation leader or as a tour guide
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has mandated COVID-19 vaccination for all faculty, staff, and students at all USM institutions as a necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination or a valid medical or religious exemption must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).