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Houston Regional Admissions Representative

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Job Details
Job Order Number
10938760
Company Name
Wichita State University*
Physical Address
Houston TX
Houston, TX 77001
Job Description

Posting Number

19-00121-UP/FA Post

Position Title

Houston Regional Admissions Representative

Position Number

995602

Full-Time/Part-Time?

Full Time

Summary of Responsibilities

This position serves as a member of the Office of Admissions team, managing the Texas 1-35 corridor and surrounding recruitment territories, specifically the Austin, Houston and San Antonio metro areas. The Houston Regional Admissions Representative position is a 12-month contract and is based in a residential office in the state of Texas. The position is critical to the enrollment goals of Wichita State University.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree by hire date

Minimum Experience

  • Experience in a recruiting/admissions setting OR one year of experience working at an institution for higher education.
  • Experience working with high school and college transfer students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience managing budgets, projects and timelines.
  • Experience in providing exceptional student customer service.

US Export Compliance Requirement

  • NA

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Will be expected to gain knowledge about all facets of University life and admissions/enrollment processes and be able to clearly communicate with prospective students, parents, school counselors, and other influential adults.
  • Will be expected to gain functional knowledge of Office of Admissions procedures, processes and protocol.
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours for various recruiting and admissions functions.
  • Ability to travel by automobile or plane for recruitment purposes throughout Texas and occasionally to regional/national conferences.
  • Able to work with WSU’s student information system and understand the functioning of the admissions-related data forms. Should have high-level functioning of information system.
  • Access to a reliable automobile to be used for recruitment purposes throughout the state of Texas. (The selected candidate will be provided with a fleet car, but will need access to a reliable automobile in case of fleet care maintenance.)
  • A residential office based in Texas is required, as is an internet connection. (The selected candidate will be provided with a university phone, laptop computer and office supplies.)
  • Must be able to fit in with and contribute to existing team.
  • Expected to be able to manage all facets related to programming, planning and execution; including catering, logistics, attendance, success/assessment and matriculation.

Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations

  • Driver’s License

Additional Information

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.

Location

Houston, TX

 

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.


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