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Admissions Advisor I

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Undergraduate Admissions

Division Name

VP for Enrollment Management

Position Title

Admissions Advisor I

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Undergraduate Admissions seeks candidates for an Admissions Advisor. The individual selected will recruit students and provide assistance and advice in relation to the admissions process. This position will be based on campus and will primarily recruit the Southeastern portion of Alabama.

To learn more about Undergraduate Admissions, please visit:

About Auburn:

At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn:
Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment:
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • 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.
  • Recruits and enrolls a robust and diverse population of students by attending college fair programs, visiting high schools, hosting virtual meetings, 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.
  • Travels extensively in assigned recruitment territory during fall and spring semesters. May include some night and weekend travel.
  • 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, accepted student programs, and counselor programs.
  • Assists with achieving individual and overall University goals identified in the strategic plan.
  • Ability to use independent and sound judgment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Education, Counselling, Public/Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, or a relevant field.

Years of Experience

No Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

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

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising, recruiting and/or counseling; undergraduate student recruitment experience in higher education and a successful record of working independently; ability for public speaking to small and large groups

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Student Affairs

Working Hours if Non-Traditional


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Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

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
  3. Diversity Statement
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (
    • Other
  2. * 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
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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