Admissions Advisor Job Description

Admissions Advisor Job Description

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Admissions advisor provides ongoing training for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions on trends, updates and recruitment/admission goals specific to the Honors College and high ability students.

Admissions Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist other members of the Admissions department in routine and occasional activities as defined by your supervisor, and to perform other duties as assigned by the Admissions management
Review and decision transfer applications for admissions
Collaborate with members of the admissions team and other academic departments
Provide exceptional customer service to all constituents and perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Advisor or Senior Director of Admissions
Advise prospective students and families about the admissions and enrollment process
Provides comprehensive, individualized admissions and transfer counseling to interested prospects in-person, by phone, by Skype, or by email
Advises prospective students on all aspects of the UWW program, including program structure, admissions, degree requirements, academic areas of interest, curriculum, educational and career goals, course delivery, earning credit for professional and military trainings, prior-learning credits, and university deadlines and processes, including financial aid, CLEP exams, and transferring credit
Reviews college transcripts to determine remediation needs and maintains Admissions files to ensure compliance with Oklahoma State Regents Policies
Provide accurate and timely information regarding academic programs, application and enrollment procedures and requirements any Admissions related information to the student
Ability to remain flexible and easily adapt to changes in work environment or schedule

Admissions Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Admissions Advisor

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Education for Admissions Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the admissions advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Nursing, The College, Health Professions, Public Health, Science, Graduate, Counseling, College of Nursing, Marketing

Skills for Admissions Advisor

Desired skills for admissions advisor include:

College admissions and recruitment
Past experience in higher education
Keep current with program changes
MS Office
Programs offered
Concepts
Participate in training programs for self-improvement and
Practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
Abide by the Statements and Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling
Admissions

Desired experience for admissions advisor includes:

Advisors provide a positive, professional impression for students and staff on the phone and via email
Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience strongly preferred
Ability to work days, some evenings & occasional Saturday shifts are required
Ability to work with individuals who possess varying educ
Input all activity into database mgmt system in a timely and accurate manner

Admissions Advisor Examples

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Admissions Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of admissions advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for admissions advisor
  • Serves as a point of contact between applicants to academic programs with selective admissions requirements and program directors throughout the admissions process
  • Review and adjudicate student applications for admission to the faculty’s graduate programs and apply relevant policies, practices and procedures to the admissions processes and all related activities
  • Provide information to current, former and prospective students and other university stakeholders on university and faculty policies, practices and procedures as it relates to graduate admissions
  • Contacts and meets with prospective and new students to answer questions and provide information on admission requirements, academic programs including those with selective admissions requirements, and general expectations
  • Provides information to prospective and current students on selective admissions academic programs requiring specific pre-requisites, test scores, and/or other requirements (specifically Health Science programs)
  • Conducts thorough and timely review of selective admissions applications and supporting documents for specific programs to ensure proper completion and submission in compliance with program’s enrollment requirements
  • Prepares various reports regarding admissions and enrollment activities
  • Input all activity into database management system in a timely and accurate manner
  • Advises students in program selection, test counseling, registration
  • In order to service our student's needs
Qualifications for admissions advisor
  • At least one year experience recruiting and advising diverse populations in an educational setting
  • Must be dependable, accurate, have attention to detail, be a good team member, and a positive attitude
  • Experience w/CampusVue or other higher education database mgmt system preferred
  • Ability to communicate accurately & positively w/students & internal customers
  • Time mgmt skills, ability to multitask, meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work days, some evening and occassional Saturday shifts as these are required
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Admissions Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an admissions advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions advisor
  • Carry out a robust recruitment schedule in designated territories
  • Participate in on-campus information sessions, transfer enrollment days and other on-campus events including but not limited to Open House and Preview Day
  • Act as liaison to designated departments or special programs and provide support when needed
  • Refer students to the appropriate specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring
  • Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students
  • Advise students in program selection, test counseling, registration
  • Adhere to laws and regulations governing student recruitment activities the company Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
  • Conducts transcript reviews, making initial determinations regarding the transferability of previous coursework, and the applicability of transfer course work to university general education requirements and other undergraduate degree requirements
  • Maintains the extensive knowledge -base of inter and intra-departmental policies and procedures necessary to deliver high-level advising
  • Understands responsibilities with respect to Title IX, Clery and other compliance requirements
Qualifications for admissions advisor
  • Interview prospective students to determine their motivation for attending college
  • In order to service the needs of our students
  • Experience with CRM software, including Salesforce, Hobsons
  • Evaluating, interviewing and advising prospective international students
  • Assisting in the development of an international student recruitment and communication plan
  • Participating in local and international recruitment efforts for local and global campuses
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Admissions Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of admissions advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for admissions advisor
  • Complete admissions process via LMS and customer phone calls and emails for consumer sales
  • Interprets COMPASS placement scores to determine the need for remedial coursework
  • Keep abreast of academic program of study requirements in order to advise students, families and others on academic programs of study
  • Creates student identification cards to verify student eligibility for services on campus, interacts with representatives from all academic departments
  • Advisor must have the ability to provide direct supervision of student workers
  • Serve students on behalf of academic departments during peak enrollment and break periods and events such as enrollment days.Data Entry into student information system
  • Scan and Index all documents to student e-files via AppXtender Document Manager
  • Be responsible for keeping current with program changes to participate in programs for self-improvement and career development
  • Serve students on behalf of academic departments during peak enrollment and break periods and events such as enrollment days
  • Data Entry into student information system
Qualifications for admissions advisor
  • Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and prioritizing skills superior attention to details
  • Experience in administering student affairs issues related to the graduate programs and curricula
  • Experience in planning and organizing meetings, special events including agenda preparation, distribution of materials, arrange for meeting location and hotel reservations
  • Demonstrated experience in a high-volume, team-oriented customer service environment
  • THIS POSITION IS REQUIRED TO BE BASED OUT OF THE INDIVIDUAL’S HOME WHO MUST RESIDE WITHIN SPECIFIED BOUNDARIES IN OR NEAR PORTLAND, OR AS APPROVED *
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and multitask in a fast-paced office environment
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Admissions Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an admissions advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for admissions advisor
  • Maintain liaison with internal stakeholders
  • Represent the Faculty on committees as required
  • Perform other duties in support of Student Academic Services
  • Adheres to laws and regulations governing student recruitment activities Adtalem Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
  • Works with and assists students in completing on-line applications and program-specific applications and in completing related enrollment procedures and registration activities
  • Informs prospective students of application status and requests for additional documents
  • Creates and updates records, and scans documents to track applications and support documents
  • Forwards complete applications to appropriate academic departments
  • Maintains contact with prospective students to inform them of application status and to communicate deadlines for submitting any additional documents
  • Tracks student participation from application to enrollment by using various data tracking systems
Qualifications for admissions advisor
  • Other student recruitment tools
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, education, sociology, human resources or related field required
  • Three years in recruiting, marketing communications, advertising, customer relationship management or public relations required
  • Experience in higher education student administrative services preferred
  • Experience in PeopleSoft or other student services management system preferred
  • Knowledge of recruiting principles including the establishment of inquiry and applicant tracking systems required
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Admissions Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of admissions advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for admissions advisor
  • Provides information to prospective and current students on selective admissions academic programs requiring specific pre-requisites, test scores, and/or other requirements
  • Ensures new students schedule appointments with College Advisors and Financial Aid
  • Works collaboratively with Recruiters, Registrar’s Office and other key stakeholders to create a seamless transition from application through enrollment and registration process
  • May organize and schedule tours of campus for high school students and conduct follow up and outreach activities to encourage prospective students to apply
  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and ARO that interprets and enforces regulations, as established by the Departments of State and Homeland Security, for F and J visa holders
  • Advise students regarding their responsibilities to comply with immigration regulations while studying and working at the University
  • Provide programming and outreach activities for international students
  • Manage student health insurance
  • Conducts open house sessions and orientations to ensure applicants are fully informed of requirements and processes
  • Assists in direct recruiting at high schools, community outreach events, and other appropriate locations
Qualifications for admissions advisor
  • An understanding of financial aid application and award procedures other student administrative services in order to effectively advise prospective students required
  • Demonstrated computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office required
  • Ability to travel and work some nights and weekends required
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree by start date
  • Though the position is intended to be based in Athens, a valid driver’s license is required as some travel may be necessary
  • Successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background check (including criminal), university judiciary review, and driving record audit

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