University of Delaware
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which
encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women,
Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice
of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html
Admissions, Full Time
PAY GRADE: 28N
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
The Admissions Department receives more than 30,000 first year and
transfer student applications per year, hosts on-campus and
off-campus recruitment events, and maintains a prospect list of
nearly 300,000 students nationwide and throughout the world. Under
the general direction of an Associate Director, the Admissions
Counselor delivers on-campus and off-campus admissions programs,
reviews freshman and transfer applications for undergraduate
admission, networks and builds relationships between high school
counselors, prospective students, and parents.
- Advise students and families regarding educational
opportunities and options, admission and other requirements,
policies and procedures, transfer of credit, and financial
assistance, as appropriate.
- Serve as a member of the Admissions Committee, review
credentials, and make recommendations for admission
- Network and develop collaborative relationships with assigned
high schools. Speak to groups and individual students, and meet
with school officials to develop partnerships between the
University and other institutions throughout an assigned geographic
region. Serve as the primary contact and reader of applications for
admission from students who attend those high schools.
- Represent the University of Delaware Admissions Office at
college fairs, college nights, and admissions panels during the
day, evenings, or weekends. Host off-campus receptions for
prospective students and parents, and for high school counselors.
Recruitment travel will be in-person and virtual and 4-6 weeks
during the semester.
- Cultivate relationships with prospective students and their
parents. Maintain communication with prospective students through
all stages of the recruitment and admission process.
- Develop and deliver on-campus information sessions, including
some Saturday and Sunday sessions. Interview prospective students
and candidates for admission.
- Conduct admissions recruitment travel as assigned.
- Participate and provide support to UD Colleges and campus
partners in their on-campus recruitment programs and yield
- Perform other job related duties as assigned.
- Bachelors degree and one to two years of direct or related
experience. Experience in a college admissions and financial aid
- Experience in a college academic advisement position, as a
secondary school guidance counselor or teacher preferred.
- Effective written and oral communication and organizational
- Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is desirable. Ability
to present effectively to small and large groups.
- Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively
with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of student recruitment, retention issues and admissions
- Interest and knowledge in issues relating to transfer student
- Knowledge of academic admissions policies, procedures, systems,
regulations, and standards.
- Ability to multi-task and work independently as a team member
to achieve common goals.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment. Proficient computer skills
and use of presentation software.
Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
- Some weekend and evening work required.
- Valid drivers license and regular access to private reliable
means of transportation.
- During the spring and fall, position will require travel,
weekends and extended hours.
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity
or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital
status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment,
educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and
scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the
Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and
University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits
unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual