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Admissions Counselor I

Job Description

TITLE: Admissions Counselor I

JOB CODE: 3615



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 6

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 23,664.00
midpoint 29,142.00
maximum 34,620.00

PURPOSE: To provide professional knowledge, advice and counseling skills regarding the institutional student admissions process. Responsible for counseling and all aspects of routine and non-routine admissions

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts student recruiting at High School and Colleges. Interviews students, parents and others concerning entrance requirements. Requirement questions. Evaluates American and foreign transcripts. Provides applicants wit notification of their eligibility. Composes correspondence to answer inquiries of a complex nature. Counsels with pre-law and pre-medical students to clarify entrance requirements. Supervises undergraduate transcript examination. Determines eligibility for students with special admission problems. May counsel students on financial or housing arrangements briefly, referring undergraduate foreign admissions liaison with other departments on campus. Maintain and update foreign library. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision to review effectiveness. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision to clerical staff may also recommend new employees for hire.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in any related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, with a broad knowledge of institutional admission requirements. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Standard office equipment. Extremely accurate admission and transfer evaluations are required. May require frequent travel for recruiting purposes. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.