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Regional Admissions Counselor

Apply now Job no: 533820
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Other-Site
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management

Department: Admissions
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $64,480/year
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

May 31, 2024; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references.

Department Summary

The Office of Admissions includes over 50 staff engaged in recruitment and outreach to prospective undergraduates. Admissions staff make admission decisions on all applicants for freshman, transfer, and post-baccalaureate undergraduate admission. Admissions is a unit of the Division of Student Services & Enrollment Management and works closely with several other units of that division, especially Scholarships/Financial Aid and Orientation, as well as many other parts of campus.

Position Summary

Representing the University of Oregon and the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, regional admissions counselors serve as vital liaisons of the university in their respective regions. Regionals play a crucial role in connecting with and attracting prospective students to UO. They primarily work in the state/region they reside in, fostering relationships with local communities and educational institutions to identify and engage with prospective students and their families. Regionals work to build relationships with local high schools, community colleges, community-based organizations, youth organizations, and other local organizations that have a focus on secondary and post-secondary education. The goal is not only to recruit, but to provide students with confidence, and knowledge, and build a college-going culture that exposes students to their options post-high school.

Residing in the Dallas/Fort Worth region, this regional admissions counselor position will be responsible for managing recruitment efforts in their assigned territories – including their primary market – the Dallas/Fort Worth area; other parts of Texas; and, other states that require significant travel.

Position Expectations:
• The selected individual is required to live in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area.
• This position is based out of a home office and requires the selected individual to have functional home office space.
• A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver Certification are required.
• Work hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm in the regionally based employee's time zone, plus significant nights and weekends, particularly during the fall and spring.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
• One year of professional experience in higher education admissions recruitment

Professional Competencies

• Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
• Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data
• Detail-oriented and possess strong oral and written communication skills
• Exceptional time management and demonstrated organizational skills
• Ability to self-motivate and manage work with a high level of autonomy
• Ability to work in a collaborative and effective manner with students and families, staff, faculty, and alumni from diverse backgrounds
• Proficiency and fluency (grammar, spelling, syntax, structure) in a language other than English, both written and spoken

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in event planning
• Knowledge of university-specific computer application programs including Slate CRM
• Two years of professional experience in higher education admissions recruitment
• One year of professional experience as a regionally-based admissions professional
• Experience managing demanding travel schedules, adept at coordinating multiple flights, rental car arrangements, and hotel accommodations efficiently and effectively

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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