UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA Admissions Counselor (2 Positions) in CEDAR FALLS, Iowa

Position Description:Interviews, counsels, and advises prospective students, parents, and high school counselors; recruits new students to the University; visits high schools and community colleges in targeted areas; participates in national, regional and local college fairs; evaluates credentials of prospective students; and plans, coordinates, and participates in various recruitment activities.This position is eligible for overtime.Percent of Time/Week:100%Service Schedule:Calendar YearEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree required.Required Qualifications:At least one year of related experience in a student affairs area such as admissions, orientation, financial aid, career services or residence life; excellent communication skills; and ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and counselors and work within a team environment required. Frequent evening and weekend travel will be necessary. Student experience will be considered.Desirable Qualifications:Experience with admission recruitment processes and procedures such as tour guide, phone bank, tele-counseling, office worker or orientation leader; experience conducting individual or group presentations to students and families; experience working with underrepresented populations; experience with using social media in a professional setting; demonstrated knowledge of the University of Northern Iowa; and proficiency in Spanish (ILR Level 2 - Limited working proficiency) preferred.Position Title:Admissions Counselor (2 Positions)Job Category:Type of Position:ProbationaryFull Consideration Date:Monday, October 22, 2018Advertising Started on:Tuesday, October 9, 2018Hiring Department:AdmissionsDepartment:AdmissionsSalary:$35,374.00 to Commensurate:PS.116Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.Number of References: 3Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact: - trina.landmesser@uni.eduGilchrist 2Phone: 319-273-2281UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.