Admissions Counselor

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Location: Saint George, UTAH
Job Type: FullTime

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Admissions Counselor
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Open Date 07/16/2021
Requisition Number PRN26966B
Job Title Admissions Counselor
Working Title Admissions Counselor
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training
Location Campus
City St. George, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $37,000-$40,000 DOE
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Summary
The Admissions Coordinator will arrange, facilitate, and execute all aspects of admission, enrollment, and matriculation for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program on the St. George, Utah campus. The admissions coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students.  The admissions coordinator is also responsible for recruiting prospective students.
Location: St. George – UT
Duties involve travel to in-state and out-of-state locations.
1.       Meet with students to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as DPT prerequisite requirements, application and reapplication to the DPT program, course planning, and other program requirements.
2.       Facilitates DPT admissions and application process including application screening, application review, applicant interview day, and orientation.
3.       Executes applicant interview day in its entirety including scheduling and coordinating vendors, all applicants, and interviewers.
4.       Compiles data and statistical reports and correspondence in relation to DPT program admissions.
5.       Conducts information sessions and attends graduate fairs to recruit prospective students.
6.       Maintains DPT & PhD online academic files that includes graduate tracking information for current students.
7.       Facilitates the DPT program scholarship process from application to post-acceptance.
8.       Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments about changes in admission requirements or University policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.
9.       Serves on University committees, attends monthly meetings, and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development, and published materials.
Location: St. George – UT
Duties involve travel to in-state and out-of-state locations.
Assist with other duties assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years’ related experience, or equivalency.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. 
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. 
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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For more information:
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission

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