Sr Regional Admissions Counselor - Austin
Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

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Posting/Functional Title:

Sr Regional Admissions Counselor - Austin

University Pay Plan Title:

Sr Undergraduate Admissions Counselor




Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:


Monthly Salary:

$3,800.00 + comm w/qualifications

Job Category :


Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Available to work evenings, weekends, and travel overnight
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Austin Area and its cultural dynamics (see "Additional Information" below)
  • Professional experience in college admissions
  • Effective and accurate written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Texas State employee or alumnus
  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Three years or more of prior experience in professional college admissions
  • Experience with event coordination
  • Experience working remotely
Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to recruit prospective students and to promote Texas State in the Austin Area. The Austin Regional Senior Admissions Counselor participates in all aspects of recruitment, both in Austin and on campus.

Expected activities include but are not limited to visits to high schools and community colleges, presentations, admissions events, and communication with students, parents, and counselors.

The Austin Regional Senior Admissions Counselor position requires excellent oral and written communication skills as well as exceptional interpersonal skills.

The Austin Senior Admissions Counselor must reside in the Austin Area.

Job Duties:

The characteristics and responsibilities of the ideal Austin Regional Senior Admissions Counselor include but are not limited to:

  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Self-motivating
  • Takes initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with individuals and in a group setting
  • Exceptional interpersonal skill
  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • Extensive travel
  • Available for evening, overnight, and weekend work
  • Participating in college fairs and admissions events in Austin and on campus
  • Conducting large and small group presentations
  • Collaborating with the admissions team
  • Planning recruitment events
  • Communicating and establishing relationships with prospective students, parents, and counselors via available media
  • Preparing recruitment reports
  • Reviewing admission applications and recommending decisions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must reside in the Austin Area
Additional Information to Applicants:

You will be required to electronically attach:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Table addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications of the job. This should be attached as the Required Chart.
Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices:

Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., You will be required to electronically attach a resume, cover letter, and chart to your application.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

* Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
* Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
* Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
* Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
* An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
* Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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