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Admissions Counselor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Admissions Counselor
Posting Number NFE00030P
Department USD-Admissions
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The University of South Dakota is seeking an energetic, goal-oriented, self-motivated individual for the position of Admissions Counselor.

Responsibilities include managing and recruiting an assigned territory including phoning and e-mailing potential students; representing The University at high schools and recruiting events; assisting with on- and off-campus recruitment programs; planning and executing marketing activities, conducting counseling sessions for prospective students and families; participating in the evaluation and selection of applicants for admission; incorporating a constituent relationship management (CRM) system to analyze and track recruitment data; contributing to overall enrollment management goals; assisting in other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license required and a flexible schedule for travel as well as some night/evening and weekend work is required. Some related experience is preferred. Knowledge of The University of South Dakota campus, departments and admissions standards is desirable.

Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills (oral and written), be self-starters , be creative in developing recruiting opportunities and be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.

Posting Date 11/02/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/10/2017
Advertised Salary commensurate with qualifications
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Travel, Overnight stays, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement


Diversity Statement

Diversity and Inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other
  3. Graduate Transcripts