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Admissions Counselor (2 positions), Admissions

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Job Description
Admissions Counselor (2 positions), Admissions, 58315, 58331
 
Job Description or Duties: The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting prospective students from Nebraska and around the country to the University of Nebraska Kearney. The Admissions Counselor advises audiences including prospective students and their families, elementary, secondary, and post-secondary school officials, business people, community leaders, campus visitors, and alumni about university educational and research programs, entrance and degree requirements, and related services. The position is essential to the University’s overall enrollment strategy. Manage, develop, and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the demographic, cultural, educational, and economic aspects of assigned geographic areas that are relevant to enrollment strategy and activities, including school administrative structures, high school counselor offices, community colleges, population and school cohort trends, local civic and public interest events/activities, and business/workforce educational needs.
 
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Ability to interact with individuals in a variety of settings. Excellent verbal and written communication, management, and problem-solving skills are essential. Basic computer expertise with word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, e-mail, Internet, etc. are required. Travel is required. Must have a valid driver’s license. Evening and weekend work is necessary.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual Spanish preferred. Experience in dealing with public and holding leadership positions in academic/extracurricular/service/student/professional organizations is preferred.
 
HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins August 13, 2018. For more information and to apply visit http://unkemployment.unk.edu/. For more information about the position contact: Brad Green, greenbj@unk.edu. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or employment@unk.edu.
 
SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.
 
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area. http://www.unk.edu/
 
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environmentThe University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Director/ADA Coordinator.
 
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