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Administrative and Professional Staff Position FY15-07
August 4, 2014

Position Title
Admission Counselor 

Hiring Unit
Office of Admissions

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Admission Counselor will inform prospective students and their families of educational opportunities available to them at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville by: advising and counseling prospective students and their families; interacting with counselors, faculty and administrators; making public presentations; representing the University at college day/night programs at high schools, colleges, and college fairs; and assuming responsibility for and assisting with special projects.  The role of the Admission Counselor is to serve both prospective students and the University community. Outreach efforts are focused on increasing enrollment by attracting academically strong students from diverse backgrounds who value citizenship and integrity. The Admission Counselor may be assigned additional tasks in support of the department’s mission and goals.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and recommend two years of experience in a college or university setting in admissions, counseling, communication, and/or public relations.  Excellent verbal, written communication and technical skills are essential.  Candidate must have good organization skills and the ability to communicate with individuals from varying backgrounds.

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, bargaining position.

Source of Funds
State

Salary
$27,000 to $28,000 per year.

Application Process
Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:

Lori Anderson
Office of Admissions
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1600
Edwardsville, IL 62026 

Or submit materials via email to: landers@siue.edu 

Application Deadline
September 2, 2014

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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