Graduate Admissions Counselor

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Position Information

Position Type
Academic Support Professional

Classification Title
Admissions Counselor

Position's Functional Title
Graduate Admissions Counselor

Position Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Position Summary

Governors State University seeks to fill the position of Graduate Admissions Counselor and invites qualified canidates to apply for consideration. The primary role of the Admissions Counselor is to help increase the number of qualified applicants to the University and to enroll the most talented and diverse student body. The Admissions Counselor will execute targeted interpersonal, virtual and in-person engagement with prospective students, as defined by enrollment goals that are in alignment with the University’s Strategic Enrollment Plan. The Admissions Counselor will be responsible for counseling prospective freshman, transfer and graduate-level students, participating in both on-campus and virtual events, in-person and virtual pre-admissions appointments, and through the University’s web-based chat software.

Set amongst 750 acres of prairie, GSU is located 40 miles south of Chicago and its proud to offer the lowest tuition of any four-year, public university in Illinois. The university faculty, administration and staff are committed to providing a quality education, embracing diversity an serving students with excellence.

Salary Range
$40,000 – $42,000 / year
(This is a negotiated position).

This position qualifies for an expansive suite of fringe benefits including, various insurance options, paid time off, retirement and investment options, and tuition waivers. Visit: .

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
· Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s degree
· Two years of college admissions experience
· Professional experience using Ellucian Colleague and Slate CRM
· Bilingual (Spanish Preferred)

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Open Until Filled

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Initial interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of Three Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other
  3. Other2
  4. Other3
  5. Other4

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