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Admissions Counselor III

Job Description

TITLE: Admissions Counselor III

JOB CODE: 3613



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced professional knowledge, advice and counseling skills regarding the institutional student admission and recruitment process. Recruit prospective international undergraduate students to the university and counsel them on the admissions process.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage application process from receipt of application through evaluation and input, including the determination of residency. Maintain and enter admission information into database. Research foreign Colleges and Universities to determine accreditation. Research and solve complex transcripts to determine course equivalents and grade calculations. Provide professional level knowledge, advice and counseling to students and prospective students regarding the International student admissions process. Advise educational administrators, parents and other interested persons regarding admissions requirements, policies and procedures. Review/evaluate requested residency documents that pertain to a student's establishment of domicile in Texas (for tuition assessment purposes). Maintain currency on VISA issues and process I-20 documents for International students. Generate letters of admission and/or rejection to students. Compose correspondence to answer admission and residency inquiries. Serve as liaison to several University departments or administrative areas. Reply to phone calls, correspondence, and e-mail from prospective students and their family members. Travel to high schools, colleges and other learning institutions to publicize and explain the University's admissions, housing and financial aid process to students and parents. Participate in receptions, college fairs and other special programs for prospective students and their parents. Other functions as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from Supervisor. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Provide supervision respective to quality control, training and international evaluations to Admissions Counselors (level I and II), Transcript Evaluator II as well as support staff.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three years experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, with broad knowledge of college admissions requirements OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Standard office equipment. Extreme accuracy in the maintenance of academic records. Usual office conditions. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary. 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.