Tennessee State University Admissions Counselor   in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Title Admissions Counselor


Number of hours per week: 37.5

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Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)

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Job Type Full-Time

Campus Main Campus

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Advertised Salary $31,737-$39,672

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Job Description

Recruits outstanding qualified students throughout the State of Tennessee for enrollment at Tennessee State University through the use of various venues of contact and communication with prospective students and school counselors. Evaluates and approves applications for admissions to the University and recommends applicants for scholarship awards. Assists with the development of recruitment plans, special events, flyers, newsletters, media guides and various marketing venues to promote the University. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology or a related field of study with two (2) years of experience in undergraduate admissions or related enrollment services area. Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of student recruitment and admissions.

Strong presentation skills. Outstanding public relations and customer service skills. Must have the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends for such events as Open Houses, College Fairs, community engagements, graduations, etc. Must have a valid driver's license. Local travel will be 60% of the time.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft products, particularly Excel and Access. Experience with Ellucian Banner or other Student Information System. Experience using Customer Relationship Software (CRM), preferably Hobsons, to create communication plans, upload prospective student information and create reports.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively establish interpersonal connection with culturally diverse populations.

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Job Category Administrative/Professional

Requisition Number 2909


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