During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page âœMy Experienceâ has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts â“ If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
The Admissions Counselor II, under general supervision, identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted, enrolled, and underrepresented undergraduate students to Texas A&M University-Commerce in accordance with the prescribed admission policies outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. Serves as a mentor to less experienced advisors, coordinates travel schedules and assignments, and develops recruiting plans. Manages outreach and recruitment activities and relations within assigned recruitment territory.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides exceptional customer service to and develops positive relationships with prospective students and their families.
Presents Admissions, Financial Aid/Scholarship, Residential Living and Learning and Hispanic Outreach and Retention programs to groups and individuals at high schools, community colleges and on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
Participates in all aspects of the recruitment of all undergraduate prospective students, advocates for prospective students and parents and communicates with high school counselors and community college advisors to inform them about opportunities for students to apply and enroll at A&M-Commerce.
Implements recruitment programs and activities with prospective partners to enhance relations, university brand and recruitment opportunities with these groups.
Presents and communicates information to public and private high school counselors, junior/community college transfer advisors and all students about University major/degree options and general core requirements for all majors. Provides information about specific degree requirements, financial aid, and social/community/honors opportunities for freshmen and transfer students.
Replies to phone calls, and all other correspondence from prospective students, concerning admission requirements and any other general information pertaining to A&M-Commerce and the Undergraduate Admission program.
Participates in educational guidance activities, conferences with students and officials from high schools, community colleges and other universities (local counselor conferences, Mane Event Preview Day, Counselor Updates, Transfer Workshops, etc.).
Keeps abreast of current information about academic programs and related student services opportunities used to guide the student through the enrollment process.
Communicates competently to all students, school and college counselors/advisors information about the Texas Uniform Core Curriculum and the Texas Common Course Numbering System and their respective roles in articulation and course equivalencies.
Participates with staff in scheduling and conducting recruitment visits and special campus events for all partners and prospective students.
Collaborates with university faculty, staff and students to build and share knowledge to enhance outreach and recruitment efforts.
Ensures recruitment efforts are in accordance with the prescribed admission policies outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Maintains familiarity and understanding of Residential Living and Learning programs, new student orientation, the advising and registration process and other student services provided by the university.
Education: Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Minimum of one (1) year of related experience in advising and recruiting. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of admissions functions of higher education. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer services skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop positive relationships with prospective students and their families.
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to communicate information individually, in small groups or in formal large group settings Ability to travel to high school and community college day and night programs and other visits throughout Texas is required. Ability to work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift moderately heavy objects.
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.
Other Requirements: None
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Familiarity with the TAMU-C campus, its historical landmarks, and points of interest and location of both academic and non-academic offices.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
Student workers and graduate assistants
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. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus all employees are expected to facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The University has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Internal Number: R-019823
About Texas A & M University - Commerce
Texas A&M University-Commerce provides a personal educational experience for a diverse community of life-long learners. Our purpose is to discover and disseminate knowledge for leadership and service in an interconnected and dynamic world. Our challenge is to nurture partnerships for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic vitality of Texas and beyond.