Admissions Counselor for Diversity Outreach



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Working Title Admissions Counselor for Diversity Outreach Department Admissions Compensation Title Admissions Counselor for Diversity Outreach Position Number 30000436 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

8:15-4:30 p.m. M-F some evenings and weekends required

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

The Admissions Counselor for Diversity Outreach will participate in recruitment efforts of all learners (freshmen, transfers, post-traditional, first-generation, low-income, underrepresented, full-time and part-time students). Will counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU including conducting individual and group information sessions and provide tours of the campus. The Counselor represents NKU at high school and college day/night programs; manages a defined recruitment territory to include (30-40) high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel, develop partnerships with community agencies and groups and aids in the retention efforts in cooperation with the Center for Student Inclusiveness.

Primary Responsibilities

1) Manage a defined recruitment territory (30-40 high schools, 7-10 community colleges, and 8-10 weeks of travel) and develop partnerships with community agencies and groups.
2) Counsel students and parents about postsecondary options and recruit them to NKU, assist with customer service for prospective students and respond to the Office of Admissions email accounts.
3) Conduct individual and group information sessions and provide occasional tours of campus.
4) Position will assist with all recruitment and yield initiatives for diverse and underrepresented students/families.
5) Assist with coordination of the Multicultural Leadership Conference and assist with additional Multicultural Recruitment and Yield Programs.
6) Develop key contacts in the community that support diverse and underrepresented learners.
7) Assist in the development of marketing action plans for diverse learners.

Qualifications

Excellent communication skills and superior customer service experience. Experience and interest in working with prospective students and parents to promote higher education. Extremely detail orientated, diplomatic with an ability to exercise discretion and maintain privacy, critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, prepare and deliver professional presentations. Must have ability to make accurate and deliberate decisions in an often-high volume work environment. Candidates with excellent knowledge of the
Spanish language and bilingual skills are encouraged to apply for this position.
Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to transportation.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Master's Degree Minimum Experience 1 year Salary $35,568 Pay Grade S67
Requisition Number 2020S1304 Job Open Date 01/14/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9899 Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your experience with student recruitment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe your experience with event management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please describe any work experience you have working with multicultural students.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you have full professional proficiency in Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. What does good customer service involve?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

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