Admissions Counselor Duties
This is responsible work in performing a wide variety of
admission functions for the university.
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
receiving applications from prospective students and transfer
students, checking applications for discrepancies and omissions,
evaluating credits and college board scores, counseling students
and families, assisting with orientation program and other
applicable duties. Work is performed under general direction of
an administrative superior and is reviewed through conferences,
reports, and periodic evaluation of results.
DUTIES AND RESPONISBILITIES
Receives applications for admission from prospective students
and prospective transfer students.
Records College Board S.A.T. and appropriate achievement scores;
requests missing scores; evaluates transcripts, credits, and
college board scores. Follows up on questionable courses and
Assist with high school and college visitation.
Assist with campus visitation for prospective transfer students.
Assist with transfer evaluations and all orientation programs.
Reviews rejected cases.
Conducts counseling sessions with students and families.
Maintains correspondence with applicants.
Maintains appropriate records and files.
Makes recommendations to the Admissions Committee concerning
Aids in public relations and recruitment programs.
Maintains status reports of applications for admission.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
master's degree in psychology, education, student personnel, or
a related area; and some experience related to this class of
work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge of admissions policies and procedures.
Some knowledge of student personnel and counseling.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with students, parents, administrators, faculty
members, and others.
Ability to maintain accurate records, assemble and organize
data, and to prepare reports.