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Old Dominion University

Location: NorfolkVA 23501 Document ID: AC223-0LD0 Posted on: 2018-06-2006/20/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Admissions Counselor

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.
This position will represent the University at college fairs, high schools, and other recruitment events. Other duties include: review freshman undergraduate applications for admission as assigned; participate in all on-campus recruitment activities; develop solid networking relationship with high school counselors; maintain communication with prospective students and families utilizing coaching techniques.

Type of Recruitment
General Public

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree or bachelor's degree with experience equivalent to a master's degree (undergraduate experience may be used to meet the educational requirement) in communications, English, business, counseling, or a related discipline. Valid driver's license with insurable driving record. Some prior related experience. Successful experience in marketing or customer service and higher education or admissions. Related experience working with student organizations or serving as a tour guide. Knowledge of terminology used in admission. Knowledge of (or ability and willingness to learn) student financial assistance programs and Higher Education processes. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Some knowledge of expenditure tracking and accepted fiscal practices, procedures and policies. Excellent communication and public speaking skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop relationships and rapport with students and their families. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment. Ability to quickly and accurately enter data into a database. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and treat confidential matters with tact and discretion. Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to manage several tasks/responsibilities at one time.

Conditions of Employment
Ability to travel, for extended periods of time, both inside and outside of Virginia. It is a condition of employment to either be approved for a University-sanctioned travel charge card or have the personal means to fund travel expenditures. Travel costs are reimbursed by the University.

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Application Review Date

Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Criminal Background Check
The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

Department Information

Equity Statement
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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