Admissions Counselor – East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State Office of Undergraduate Admissions is seeking to fill the position of Admissions Counselor:

Job Summary
Responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment for determining eligibility of applicants as freshmen, transfer students, and returning students; recruitment of prospective students; coordinating high school visitation programs: supporting student retention; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of university and TBR policies, procedures, structure and services offered.
  • Knowledge of university admission requirements.
  • Knowledge of registration procedures.
  • Knowledge of current career trends.
  • Knowledge of course equivalencies and transfer issues.
  • Knowledge of promotional materials for all academic and student services areas at ETSU.
  • Knowledge of university catalog including degree requirements for all programs and majors.
  • Knowledge of all university policies regarding admissions, retention and graduation requirements.
  • Ability to travel extensively in recruiting efforts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to large groups or individuals.
  • Ability to counsel students and parents regarding university related matters.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; proven excellent verbal and written communication skills; valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree preferred; two to three years of experience on a college admissions counseling staff or other comparable collegiate /business experience; experience with or knowledge about East Tennessee State University, TBR, or higher education in Tennessee.


Application Deadline: September 25, 2017


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