Admissions Counselor I (Admissions)

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Summary


The Admissions Counselor I, under general supervision, identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted, enrolled, and underrepresented students.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted, enrolled, and underrepresented students.

  • Coordinates with high school counselors to facilitate the applications process.

  • Participates in recruitment activities, such as campus trips, application nights, and designated area projects.

  • Tracks and follows up with targeted students and parents.

  • Advises prospective students about admissions statuses, policies, and office programs. Disseminates admissions information. May develop publications.

  • Conducts on and off campus public speaking and maintains related records.

  • Reviews admissions applications.

  • Works directly with applicants and their parents to resolve extenuating circumstances, complaints, and appeals of admissions denials.

  • Completes reports on programs/projects. Plans and coordinates events including accommodations, itineraries, meals, speakers, and maintains records.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Disseminate undergraduate admissions information to prospective students and visitors. Advises prospective students about admissions and registration requirements, academic programs, support services, and federal, state and university policies/procedures.

  • Assist students throughout the application process for record completion and registration.

  • Process domestic and international undergraduate applications and required documents for University admissions.

  • Assist with transferring data from multiple technological platforms and upload electronic data such as admissions applications, high school and college/university transcripts, SAT and ACT scores into the student information system.

  • Run reports to verify data entry accuracy and perform data checks for completed and enrolled student records.

  • Participate in local/regional outreach efforts for undergraduate prospective students, and increase involvement in additional enrollment management processes.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business, Humanities, Communication and STEM.

  • Experience – No prior experience required.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Two or more years of experience in student services, advising, retention, public relations, customer service or other related area.

  • Experience using Banner Student Information System, Word, Excel, Degree Works, Laserfiche.

  • Customer Service and data management experience in higher education.

Knowledge and Ability

Knowledge of:

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Admissions functions of higher education.

Ability to:

  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

Preferred Knowledge and Ability

Knowledge of:

  • General office and division practices and procedures.

Ability to:

  • Interact effectively and professionally with the general public and the students served.

  • Plan, organize, and perform tasks accurately and independently.

  • Strong time-management skills.

  • Maintain confidentiality and abide by federal, state, system and institutional rules and regulations.

  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)

Licensing / Professional Certification

Physical Requirements - None

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements:

  • Travel required.

  • Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.

  • Position requires on campus, face-to-face interactions.

  • Position requires maintaining a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace.

Salary: $14.53/hourly

First review of applications will be October 10, 2022

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials.  The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time.  The page "My Experience " has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application.  “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.


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