Admissions Counselor/Diversity, Outreach, and Recruitment - Framingham State University
Posted On: Thu May 27 2021
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
- Coordinates multicultural student recruitment, early college awareness, and college going advocacy. Helps to ensure that Inclusive Excellence informs diversity, outreach, and recruitment activities.
- Assists with campus visit program planning (e.g., campus tours, information sessions, and open houses) to ensure a welcoming, accessible experience for all persons including those from diverse backgrounds (e.g., race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, first-generation status, etc.).
- Assists in the recruitment and selection of prospective freshmen and transfer applicants for Framingham State University. Weekend and evening work, a valid driver's license, and access to reliable transportation is required.
- Assists in the coordination of high school and community college visits as well as college information programs for parents, students and counselors; travels to high schools, community colleges and college informational fairs and attends programs on-and-off-campus as required.
- Meets with prospective students and communicates application procedures to students, parents, high school counselors, and community college advisors.
- Serves as member of the Admissions Committee; independently makes admissions decisions and merit-based scholarship decisions.
- Conducts admissions information sessions (individual and large group formats).
- Prepares statistical data/reports appropriate to the Admissions Office.
- Evaluates publications, programs, and overall recruitment strategies of the Admissions Office.
- Available to serve on special and/or standing committees of the University.
- Assumes major responsibility for one or more assigned areas.
- Assumes responsibility for special projects as assigned.
- Strives to maintain and augment knowledge and skills in the admissions field through advanced study, professional activities or participation in conferences, seminars, workshops and similar professional gatherings.
- Ensures that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally part of all actions and decisions within the scope of duties.
- Actively contributes to deliver a working environment that promotes optimism, collaboration, respect, solutions conscious dialogue, and exceptional service to everyone.
- Bachelor's degree and experience suitable to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.
- Demonstrated knowledge of higher education principles, practices and procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, administrative staff, classified personnel and students.
- Demonstrated ability to express oneself effectively in written and oral communication.
- Professional admissions experience.
- Bilingual; preference given to persons fluent in Spanish or Portuguese
- Professional experience working with diverse populations.
- Framingham State University graduate and/or knowledgeable of FSU programs.
- Experience working with Slate CRM, Banner Student Information System, and programs related to the Unified Digital Campus.
- Master's degree in a Student Affairs related discipline.
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) bargaining unit with a title of Staff Assistant. The salary range is $46,000-49,000.
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.