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Admissions Counselor

Employer
Oregon Institute of Technology
Location
Wilsonville, Oregon
Salary
$38,000 - $42,000
Posted Date
Aug 26, 2022
Website
https://oit.edu

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Admissions Department is accepting applications for the open role of Admissions Counselor at the Wilsonville Campus of Oregon Tech.

The purpose of this position is to represent Oregon Tech in the recruitment of new students to all Oregon Tech campuses (Klamath Falls, Portland-Metro, other satellite locations, and online) and to present information to groups and organizations about Oregon Tech. Representation of Oregon Tech is accomplished in a variety of settings and formats. The person in this position travels extensively to high schools, community colleges and careers fairs throughout the Pacific Northwest and other areas deemed necessary to present and represent Oregon Tech as an attractive college choice. They also visit with prospective students on campus on a one-on-one basis, in small and large groups, at campus events, on the phone, and through email. Data-informed territory management, ethical decision making, and relationship building are integral components of the position.

Department Information:
The Office of Admissions mission is to clearly and effectively communicate the features and benefits of the university to prospective students and their families. The Office provides appropriate admissions services, such as recruitment activities and application processing, to assist the university community in enrolling the number and type of students needed to meet the institution’s enrollment goals. Our goal is to promote access via clear communication of Oregon Tech’s admissions standards, provide admissions support for all of our campuses and sites, and support the University’s pursuit of excellence by admitting new students who are capable of persisting successfully to their academic objective at Oregon Tech.

For more information, visit: https://www.oit.edu/admissions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish & English
  • One (1) year of experience directly related to Student Services
  • Demonstrated experience working with non-traditional students or audiences
  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
  • Experience working in education or with high school and community college age students
  • Knowledge of student recruitment, college admissions, financial aid, and/or Oregon Tech Ability to analyze data and use data to make decisions

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to effectively and respectfully work, communicate, and collaborate in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings
  • Demonstrated excellent presentation abilities, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer or student service experience
  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Must have or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver’s license
  • Willing and able to travel and work weekends/evenings

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on September 9th, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit: https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/5327

Then, upload the following elements to your application. 1. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. 2. A resume/curriculum vitae. For additional information, please contact Search Chair: Dan Guthrie, at dan.guthrie@oit.edu

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resource at 541-885-1028 or oithr@oit.edu.

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