Position Title:Senior Admissions Recruiter
Reports To:Associate Director Undergraduate Admissions
Purpose of Position
Responsible for advising undergraduate students for admission to Texas A&M University-Commerce in accordance with the prescribed admission policies outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. Manages outreach and recruitment activities and relations within assigned recruitment territory. Responsible for making Admissions and Financial Aid presentations at high schools and community colleges, as assigned by supervisor with the goal of enhancing the university‚??s enrollment.
- Coordinates and implements hight school and transfer recruitment activities, such as Education is Freedom, Reverse Transfer program, Concurrent Admissions program mailing, transfer publications, and serv as admissions contact person for prospective high school and transfer students.
- Coordinatoes with Associate Director-Outreacch and others as necessary, the maintenance, management and tracking of the Concrrent Admission Program students.
- Participates in all aspects of the recruitment of all undergraduate prospective students, counseling of prospective students and their parents. Contact with hight school counselors and community college transfer advisors. Travel to high school and community college day and night programs and other campus visits throughout Texas. Other related duties as needed or as assigned.
- Provides information to prospective students and parents on specific educational opportunities offered at the University.
- Reply to phone calls, correspondence and email from prospective students concerning admission requirements and any other general information pertaining to A&M-Commerce and the university/department services standards.
- Facilitates the admissions process with students, officials from high schools and community college advisors. Schedules local counselor conferences, promotes Mane Event-Preview Day, present Counselor Updates, Transfer Workshops, etc. Explains admissions information and other general information about services and academic opportunities at A&M-Commerce to students and parents.
- Assists in the maintenance and evaluation of freshman and transfer enrollmentstatistics (e.g comparative enorllment information), in partic ular minority student recruitment/enrollment data.
- Coordinates and implements transfer recruitment activities, such as Concurrent Admission program mailings, transfer publications, and serve as admissions contact person for prospective transfer students.
- Coordinates with Associate Director-Outreach and other as necessary, the maintenance, management, and tracking of th eConcurrent Admissions Program students.
- Evaluates academic transcripts from colleges and universities in preparation for admission to university, degree planning and academic advisement. Includes data entry of transfer credits into the student information system (BANNER).
- Researchse and reviews transfer courses to make recommendations to the Director for determination of course equivalencies.
- Presents Admissions and Financial Aid programs to groups and individuals at high schools, community colleges and on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
- Advises and counsels studentsin the areas of federal, state and university policies/procedures relateing to financial aid programs.
- Collaborates with university faculty, staff and student through coordinating outreach and recruitment efforts.
- Determining undergraduates residence status and support of admissions advisors by reviewing applications interviewing applicants and processing files.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires a bachelor‚??s degree. Completion of some graduate work is preferred. Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate admissions, scholarships, academics and student services is required. Experience in public speaking and working with university student organizations is required. Familiarity with the TAMU-C campus, its historical landmarks, points of interest and location of both academic and non-academic offices is required. Knowledge of Title IV Financial Aid programs is preferred. Requires frequent work after hours and on weekends.
Supervision of Personnel
Supervises student workers.