Advisor I/II, Graduate Admissions (College of Business)

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Business Administration

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Advisor I/II, Graduate Admissions (College of Business)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Graduate Programs department in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is searching for an Admissions Advisor. This position assists with recruiting students and provides assistance and advice in relation to the admissions process.

Essential Functions

The person in this position will have the following responsibilities:

1) Recruits and enrolls prospective 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.

2) Recruits and enrolls a robust and diverse population of students by participating in campus recruitment activities, and/or other recruitment activities. Presents admissions information sessions, assists with calls and email communication, walk-in appointments, and hosts off-campus student meetings.

3) 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.

4) Coordinates recruitment activities and programs and may coordinate/give campus tours.

5) Participates in the graduate admissions process of students to include, but not limited to, reviewing applications and recommending students for admission. Notifies applicants of admissions decisions and coordinates with the Graduate School, Enrollment, Registrar, and Student Financial Services as necessary.

6) May develop recruiting, advising, and adjustment programs specific to international students.

7) Provides accurate and timely recruitment, expense, and purchasing reports.

8) Supports, assists, and implements on-campus and off-campus events to include, but are not limited to, prospective student programs, accepted student programs, and counselor programs.

9) Assists with achieving individual and overall University goals identified in the strategic plan.

10) Performs other duties as assigned.

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 for level I. Salary Range: $31,300 - $52,100

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years experience in public relations, marketing, recruiting, advising, and/or counseling..
Salary Range: $35,000 – $58,400

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Ability to prioritize and balance multiple simultaneous projects. Effective communication skills. Ability to participate in a high-performing team.

Minimum Technology Skills

Microsoft Office programs. Have the aptitude to learn specific applicant tracking programs.

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience in recruiting or admissions at a higher education institution.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $58,400

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-6
    • 7+
  5. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. If you do not have related experience, please enter 'N/A'

    (Open Ended Question)

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