Portland State University — Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor

As a member of the Enrollment Management team, the senior transfer admissions counselor assists in the development and implementation of innovative and effective recruitment initiatives, programs, and procedures to ensure Portland State University meets transfer student enrollment goals. The senior transfer admissions counselor works extensively and collaboratively with key constituencies to ensure optimal effectiveness throughout the recruitment, admission, and enrollment process. This position has specific assignments related to transfer student admission needs and outreach, collaborations with community college personnel, community organization partnerships, as well as independent oversight of an assigned territory.

The Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor will support many aspects of the Co-Admission program and will represent the University and its academic programs and services to prospective students and their families. The counselor must be effective at independently planning recruitment strategies including visits to community colleges and individual meetings. In addition, they must be able to assist prospective students with transfer credit evaluations. The admissions counselor is a front-line service provider with primary responsibility for student admission counseling, recruitment travel and the management of an assigned territory. The position requires a significant level of independent judgement and autonomy with regard to work planning; representation of the University to students, families and educational counselors and staff, and application of admission policy through the secondary review of admissions applications.

The position is a full-time professional academic staff position within Enrollment Management and reports to the Associate Director for Transfer Recruitment. The senior transfer admissions counselor must have strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds, who have varied exposure to higher education, is required.

Apply Here: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/35335

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