Admissions Counselor- Prospective Student Center (Student Services Professional II) (502023)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Education and Training

Job Description

Description:

Position Summary

Enrollment Services is comprised of Admissions, Evaluations, Office of the Registrar, Graduate Admissions, Prospective Student Services, and Communications. The goals of Enrollment Services are to implement SDSU enrollment management policies and to provide services to students from their initial point of interest in SDSU to their graduation.

Prospective Student Services (PSS) represents SDSU to various constituents regarding university admissions. The unit consists of admission counselors, administrative support staff, and Director. The admission counselors are responsible for recruiting undergraduate students, presenting admission information to students, parents, and counselors, and coordinating their travel to various high schools throughout the year.

Under the direction of the Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for independently scheduling and carrying out strategic admission recruitment activities to a select number of area schools. Activities to be carried out include admission presentations, application workshops, college fairs, and other recruiting events. These activities are conducted on the SDSU campus as well as at various school sites to which the incumbent must travel off-campus.

The Admissions Counselor works in the Prospective Student Center and advises prospective students, families, and the campus community on admissions requirements, the SDSU and CSU application process, services on campus, and other University related information. This position represents SDSU to a variety of constituents and maintains positive relationships with high school and community college counselors, and the general public.

The Admissions Counselor plans, coordinates, and facilitates strategic, large scale SDSU and CSU conferences or events for school counselors and targeted student populations. The Admissions Counselor is responsible for all facets of the program, including supervising the budget for the event, booking the venue, soliciting other CSU campuses for their participation, collaborating with SDSU faculty, staff, students, and other SDSU offices, and providing detailed data and reports to the Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations.

For more information regarding the Office of Admissions, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Experience using computer programs SIMS/R, OnBase, Peoplesoft, Gmail, and Google Workplace programs.
  • Experience using Zoom, Adobe Acrobat, Chatbox programs, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) programs and tools.
  • Knowledge of SDSU's policies and procedures and the SDSU general catalog.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of CSU and SDSU selective admissions requirements including the UC a-g subject list and the CSU Admissions Handbook.
  • Knowledge of SDSU departments and student services such as Financial Aid, Housing, Academic Advising and Evaluations, EOP, and student life.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,304 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 30, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 29, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Jasleen Aguilar at jyaguilar@sdsu.edu or 619-594-9392.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map