Admission Counselor, Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator

July 11, 2017 | Bysmartmovefm

The Office of Admission is seeking an organized, energetic, creative and collaborative team member to serve as Admission Counselor/Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator. Responsibilities of this position include developing, implementing and executing a comprehensive and strategic recruitment plan driven by institutional priorities for multicultural and underrepresented student recruitment; manage the Cultural Diversity Tuition Discount awarding process; counsel and visit with prospective students and families who inquire about NDSU; plan and execute approximately 6-8 weeks of recruitment travel in an assigned territory through visiting high schools, representing NDSU at college fairs and other outreach events; establish relationships with college readiness program and secondary personnel; serve as liaison between the Office of Admission, Office of Multicultural Programs, and Student Support Services.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• One year related experience working in or with multicultural communities
• Knowledge of needs of low-income, first-generation, and historically underrepresented students
• Technology competence
• Ability to effectively and efficiently plan and execute projects simultaneously
• Strong written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills
• Strong customer service experience/skills
• Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends, and conduct overnight travel
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in recruitment and admission at a regionally accredited college or university
• Bachelor’s degree from NDSU OR Strong familiarity with NDSU programs
• Knowledge of a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
• Experience working with data
• Experience presenting in professional or persuasive settings
• Bilingual in Spanish – oral and written skills are preferred

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