Advisor I, Admissions - Transfer Recruitment

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Undergraduate Admissions

Division Name

VP for Enrollment Management

Position Title

Advisor I, Admissions - Transfer Recruitment

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Recruits transfer students and provides assistance and advice in relation to the admissions process. This position will be based on campus and will require travel both in-state and out-of-state.

Essential Functions

Recruits and enrolls prospective transfer students by advising the students and parents over the phone, online, or in person to provide information about Auburn’s admissions process, scholarship opportunities, academic programs and educational and extra-curricular opportunities.
-Recruits and enrolls a robust and diverse population of students by attending both high school and community college fairs, visiting community colleges, participating in campus recruitment activities, and/or other recruitment activities.
-Presents admissions information sessions to both freshman and transfer prospective students, assists with calls and email communication, walk-in appointments, and hosts off-campus student meetings.
-Collaborates with others within the University by attending training opportunities throughout the year in order to ensure up-to-date information is provided to potential students.
-Coordinates recruitment activities and programs and may coordinate/give campus tours.
-Participates in the admissions process of students to include, but not limited to, reviewing applications and recommending students for admission.
-Provides accurate and timely recruitment, expense, and purchasing reports.
-Supports, assists, and implements on-campus and off-campus events to include, but are not limited to, prospective student programs and campus visits, accepted student programs and campus visits, and community college counselor programs.
-Assists with achieving individual and overall University goals identified in the strategic plan. Performs other duties as assigned.
-Ability to use independent and sound judgement.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Education, Communications, Marketing, Counseling, Public/Business Administration or related field.

Years of Experience

No Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

1. Must have effective written and verbal communication and human relations skills.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

1. Must have a valid driver’s license prior to employment.

Desired Qualifications

1. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising, recruiting and/or counseling
2. Undergraduate student recruitment experience in higher education and a successful record of working independently
3. Able to speak publicly to small and large groups.
4. A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
5. Experience in public relations, marketing, recruiting, advising, and/or counseling.
6. Experience providing high level of customer service in an academic environment

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Student Affairs

Working Hours if Non-Traditional


List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Education, Communications, Marketing, Counseling, Public/Business Administration or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will obtain in the next six months
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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