Admissions Advisor

Oregon State University-Cascades
Oregon, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:

OSU-Cascades is seeking an Admissions Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Admissions. This position is located in Bend, OR.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Advisor represents OSU-Cascades through recruitment activities aimed at supporting the campus enrollment goals and strategic plan. The Admissions Advisor provides the first point of contact for prospective students and families as they navigate the application process. The position serves as a member of the recruitment team that is responsible for the planning and execution of undergraduate, domestic recruitment strategies. The Admissions Advisor must be willing to travel and represent OSU-Cascades to a diverse population of students, counselors, family members and community partners.

The successful candidate will be a detail oriented individual, excited to work in a fast-paced environment, who values strong time management skills and is flexible, having the ability to adapt to rapid change. The Admissions Advisor will have the opportunity to support university goals and strategic plan and will play a critical role in assisting in the recruitment of talented, diverse students to the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited not-for-profit college or university in discipline of choice. Bachelor’s Degree must be completed by start date.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills – Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, training and outreach programs.
  • Technological proficiency utilizing computers and working with programs similar to Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure and to work with individuals from various cultures, including the ability to handle difficult inter-personal situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be able and willing to independently travel for extended periods and work during irregular hours extensively, including late nights, early mornings, evenings and weekends for a minimum of seventeen (17) weeks per year on a continuous and ongoing basis. Must be able to manage frequent travel and fatigue related stress.
  • Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, ability to work with other individuals whose culture and/or beliefs may differ from your own.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to drive in all-weather conditions.
  • Must be able to fly on a commercial aircraft.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

 OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled