full time position. Salary placement is based on evaluation of
experience. MSUAASF Range C. FLSA exempt.
July 15, 2022 or a date to be negotiated
Application Deadline: Review of applications
will begin June 20, 2022 and will continue until the position
Position Description: The Admission
Counselor is responsible for the management of a specific
recruitment territory including travel to college fairs, high
school visits, and consistent communication with prospective
students, campus visits, move students through the enrollment
funnel and reach set goals. Communication with students is through
email, phone, text message and in person. Admission Counselors will
coordinate and participate in Office of Admission programs
including open houses, campus visits, registration and orientation.
Reporting and completion of documents using CRM database, territory
reports, business services forms, etc.
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- Demonstrated commitment or proven strategies for fostering a
diverse and inclusive environment; demonstrated ability or proven
strategies to teach and work with persons from diverse
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication
- Ability to work with little supervision, most possess strong
time management and organizational skills.
- Ability to present information to small and large groups.
- Experience working with diverse and under-served
- Ability to problem solve and make decisions that impact goal
- Experience planning, organization and executing events.
- Ability to work evenings, weekends, and non-traditional
- Experience with database/CRM.
- Ability to work evenings and weekend and non-traditional work
hours including travel, communication and planning of on and off
campus events. Ability to travel within assigned recruitment
territory. Physical requirements include carrying and lifting of
equipment and materials.
Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven
universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching
and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality
undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and close
student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to
1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts
& professional studies. The University has a special commitment
to the educational needs of the people in its service region
reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of
staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and
private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre
campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible
buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich
agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational
and educational opportunities.
Application Data: Letter of application addressing
position qualifications, resume, a one-page narrative of
candidate’s view of the role of an admission counselor at a small
public university, and transcripts should be attached to your
application. Complete the online application process at https://smsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1677
Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can
be found at: www.SMSU.edu
Southwest Minnesota State
University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and
employer. The University is committed to affirmative
recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of
color, and persons with disabilities.
Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment
in the United States. Requests for
reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application
and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action
Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact
Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy
notice is available in alternative format upon