Job Description Summary: Job ID:5872 Unclassified - FT (Salary) Miami University’s Office of Admission seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as admission/senior admission counselor for high ability recruitment. In partnership with admission team members, the admission/senior admission counselor will play an integral role in the realization of organizational priorities and institutional goals and assume the management of a first-year recruitment territory to include 6-8 weeks of travel, application review, and relationship management.
Duties/Physical Demands: Assist with the recruitment of academically-talented and diverse students into high ability programs at the University including, but not limited to, the University Honors Program, the University Academic Scholars Program and other competitive scholarship programs. Provide assistance with and coordination of on- and off- campus visits and events, including high school counselor and pre-college programs (Bridges, Summer Scholars), and assist with high ability recruitment and yield programs. The position reports to the Assistant Director for High Ability Recruitment. 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. Communicate to constituents within territory, provide presentations, and routinely fulfill counselor-on-duty responsibilities. Build and maintain relationships with high schools and community-based organizations within assigned territory. Manage assigned recruitment territory, including 6-8 weeks of recruitment travel, through the use of market research and other admission data? prepare statistical reports and analyses Participate in assigned electronic file review for undergraduate domestic and international admission (first-year/transfer) and pre-college programs, adhering to all review deadlines. Organize, coordinate, and manage on- and off-campus recruitment events, high school counselor programs, and high ability programming. Other duties as assigned.
OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, 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/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (at the time of application) Excellent communication skills, including public speaking skills and writing abilities High level of organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to work with minimal supervision Demonstrated commitment to recruiting individuals from diverse backgrounds Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and various software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. of recruiting materials Valid driver’s license Ability to perform overnight travel
Internal Number: 5872
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”