Number of positions open - 2 (Two)
Job Title: Admission Counselor I (Dallas)
Location: Office of Admissions, Dallas, TX
Category: Salaried, Full time
Schedule: Evening and weekend hours required (Avg 40 hour work week)
Education: Bachelor Degree Preferred
Experience: 1 -2 years in Sales and Marketing desired
Base Pay: $25,500 - $30,500
Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Life insurance
Career Track: Director of Admissions with annual income averaging $65,000 or more
This position reports to the Director for Admissions and primarily coordinates prospective student activities between applicant and student services to ensure smooth processing of applications to the College of Medicine. Admissions, recruitment, counseling, marketing, outreach and application review are all significant functions of this position .Applicants must be resident of Texas.
Represent the University to prospective students, parents, counselors and other individuals involved in the college selection process. Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned territories, including travel to distant cities within the Canada and abroad.
Conduct presentations and represent the university in various recruitment events.
Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and explain opportunities available at IAU. One-on-one admissions counseling to diverse population is an important responsibility of this position. Admissions counseling occurs primarily by in-person appointments, phone calls and emails.
Conduct Interviews, review application essays and other materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
Execute huge volume of phone calls to respond to enquiries and explain processes and answer questions about the programs offered at International American University.
Coordinate and contribute to the success of programs designed to recruit students to the university by collaborating with various academic advising and career development departments of high schools, colleges and universities.
Gain awareness of various state licensing requirements in the United States and Canada in order to be able to advise prospective students.
In close consultation with the Director for Admissions, manage ongoing strategic communications with pre-medical counselors, recruiting agencies, third party associates and international affiliates.
When you apply, in addition to your resume, please include a brief cover letter describing your interest in this position and why we should hire you.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. International American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.