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International Admissions Counselor

Job Description

TITLE: International Admissions Counselor

JOB CODE: 3625



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 7

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 25,620.00
midpoint 32,280.00
maximum 38,940.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced professional knowledge, advice and counseling skills regarding the international student admission process. Responsible for the coordination of all admissions of foreign students by correspondence, transcript evaluation, preparing necessary federal and state forms and counseling with these students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responds to all inquiries concerning special admission requirements for foreign students which includes general University requirements as well as special requirements within individual academic colleges. Evaluates transcripts and determines admission eligibility of all undergraduate foreign students. Determines visa type and verifies all necessary documentation is available. Recommends procedures of admission and assists in the preparation of forms for foreign students. Determines the number of hours of transfer credit that will be accepted for work done in either U.S. of foreign institutions of higher education. Verifies that education credentials meet TASP requirements. Issues I-20 document which authorizes a student to apply for a student visa. Advises all international students who wish to transfer from a U.S. junior or senior college, etc., who come to campus for pre-admission counseling. Processed data. Assists with admission events, both on and off campus. Performs additional job-related duties and responsibilities as requested.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Limited supervision by the Director of the Office of Admissions SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision to clerical staff or student workers.



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: A minimum of two years of job related experience, preferably in counseling students in academic and scholastic matters. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Standard office equipment. Extreme accuracy in the maintenance of academic records. Usual office conditions. Occasional travel 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.