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Admission/Senior Admission Counselor

Posted: 06/19/2022

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Job no: 500532
Department: International Transfer & Strategic Enrollment Prog
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Enrollment Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Admission/Senior Admission Counselor
Hours Per Week: 40

Job Summary:
Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as admission counselor for international and transfer student recruitment and yield.
In partnership with admission team members, the admission counselor will play an integral role in meeting international and transfer student enrollment goals and assume the management of an international student recruitment territory to include relationship management, application review, and international and travel. In addition, this individual will assist with managing transfer student admission inquiries via email and phone, transfer application review and transfer student recruitment travel.

Along with management of an assigned international territory and collaboration on in-person and virtual international admission events and programs, this position will be primarily responsible for monitoring the international email and WhatsApp accounts. The admission counselor will also be a Designated School Official (DSO) and be a point person for the issuance of I-20 visa documentation to admitted international students.
In addition, the person will assist with the recruitment of transfer students through managing transfer inquiries via email and phone, participation in transfer student recruitment travel and transfer student application review.

This position may be approved for remote work on a hybrid basis. Remote work is not a right, but a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Develop working knowledge of Miami University programs, opportunities, and policies and communicate information about the Miami brand, experience, and outcomes and its admission policies and procedures to prospective students, families, and other key influencers, particularly through virtual presentations and via email, WhatsApp and other electronic channels. (25%)
  • Manage assigned recruitment territory, including potential recruitment travel both domestically and internationally as well as via virtual events and programming, through the use of market research and other admission data; prepare statistical reports and analyses. (20%)
  • Build and maintain relationships with select international agencies, organizations and school officials within the assigned recruitment territory. (15%)
  • Participate in assigned electronic file review for international first-year and international transfer admission (15%)
  • Participate in the issuance of I-20 visa documentation to admitted international students (15%)
  • Other duties as assigned. (10%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work some evenings, perform overnight and some travel, including international travel, lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials, and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must meet governmental requirements to become a DSO and issue I-20 visa documents.
  • Candidates with more than two recruitment cycles of experience in admission, or more than two years of experience in higher education, recruitment, or marketing may be considered for senior admission counselor.
  • This position is available to persons who are currently located and authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA
  • This position is not eligible for H1-B Visa or OPT support. It is not eligible for PERM

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in higher education, recruitment, marketing, or other related field
  • Experience with customer relations database (Slate)
  • Experience working with school counselors, community-based organizations, alumni volunteers
  • Event planning experience
  • Data analysis experience
  • Ability to speak a second language

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ideal candidates will demonstrate a proven positive work ethic and attitude, possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, dynamic group presentation skills, and proven commitment and ability to work with diverse constituencies.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high attention to detail.

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 23 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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