Job TitleMilitary Admissions Counseling Advisor II
AgencyTexas A&M University
DepartmentOffice Of Admissions
Proposed Minimum Salary
Proposed Minimum SalaryCommensurate
Job LocationCollege Station, Texas
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.
Who we are
The Office of Admissions handles freshman, transfer, graduate, international, and other applicant types who wish to apply to Texas A&M University. The office is also responsible for recruiting and enrollment of an academically prepared student body that is geographically, ethnically and economically diverse. In addition, Admissions also offers several opportunities for prospective students and their families to visit campus throughout the year to learn about the rich traditions and culture of Texas A&M University. To learn more about us, please visit our website. https://admissions.tamu.edu/
What we want
The Military Admissions Counseling Advisor II is responsible for assisting prospective military applicants, military families, and staff with navigating the application process from application to decision and registration/attendance at a New Student Conference. Assists with recruiting efforts which includes recruitment and admissions presentations and contributes to increasing the population of admitted and enrolled student veterans. Advises current and former military personnel, as well as colleges and departments within the university, about admissions requirements, application processes, policies, programs and resources for veterans and their families. Works directly with military applicants and current student veterans to resolve extenuating circumstances such as deferral, deployment and readmission.
What you need to know
Salary Range: $33,362.00 - $42,868.80/Annual (Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience)
Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year of advising, recruiting or related experience.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Must have or be able to obtain a Texas class "C" Driver license within 30 days of employment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Oral and written communications skills.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Other Requirements and Factors:
Extensive travel may be required.
Evenings and weekend work may be required.
Ability to lift and move heavy weight boxes.
Working experience with youth and military populations, admissions, recruitment or higher education.
Experience with the design, development, and assessment of effective programs.
Fluent in Spanish.
Admissions Counseling- Serves as advisor for prospective freshman and transfer applicants. Provides counseling and advising to prospective military affiliated students, including choosing majors, recommending pre-requisite coursework, and tracking application timeframe. Coordinates process with military applicants, parents, and counselors.
Application Assistance- Provides personal one on one guidance to prospective students throughout the application process. Serves as resource to colleges and departments on veteran issues. Coordinates with community, college, and system schools to facilitate the applications process. Works directly with military applicants and their parents to resolve extenuating circumstances, complaints and appeals of denial decisions.
Transcript Review- Assists in the review of military admissions applications and transcripts. Researches, evaluates and analyzes military and other institutional transcripts for potential credit. Serves as liaison to colleges and departments for transfer applicants with extenuating circumstances.
Special Programs & Recruitment- Participates in recruitment activities and designated area projects for military students. Assists with coordination of major academic and transitioning veteran programs with the VRSC and Academic Success Center. Counsels’ current student veterans on various academic issues and directs them to the appropriate resources.
Communication- Disseminates military related admissions information. Represents Admissions in a public-speaking capacity both on and off campus and maintains records of these activities. Duties require operation of a University or other motor vehicle. Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
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