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University of Oregon - International Admissions Counselor

November 21, 2018 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon) is seeking an international admissions counselor.  Come join a fabulous team AND be a Duck!  A brief description of the position is listed below.  A full listing of the position can be found at:

http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/523197/international-admissions-counselor

Position Summary
As a member of the Student Services & Enrollment Management team, the International Admissions Counselor is responsible for representing the University of Oregon (UO) to multiple constituencies, including prospective students, their families, and school/community contacts. The Counselor independently develops and implements recruiting initiatives to meet application and enrollment goals, and also conducts holistic review of freshman applications for students who are international themselves, or attend international schools, and others as assigned. The Counselor must be effective at independently planning recruitment strategies including high school visits, area receptions, and individual meetings. Additionally, this position is a front-line service provider with primary responsibility for student admission counseling, recruitment travel, and management of an array of assigned geographic areas that literally spans the globe. The position requires a significant level of independent judgment and autonomy in regards to work planning; representation of the University to thousands of students, families, counselors, and other key staff at secondary schools; expert counseling of students and families; and application of university admission policy through holistic admission review and consideration of different educational systems and structures. Secondary responsibilities include scholarship review and other duties as assigned.

Additional expectations of the position:
• This position requires an extensive amount of travel, often including locations that are not serviced by public transportation. Incumbent must maintain a valid US Passport.
• The incumbent must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.
• This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Drivers Certification.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree

Professional Competencies
• Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
• Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data.
• Must be able to communicate efficiently, both orally and in writing.
• Manage a complicated daily, weekly and monthly schedule with recurring important professional commitments on and off campus.
• This position requires the capacity to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in student recruitment, education advocacy, or college counseling.
• Proficiency and fluency (grammar, spelling, syntax, structure) in Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Arabic, or other languages relevant to the UO applicant pool.
• Experience with software systems such as Banner, Talisma, College Board EPS, or similar databases/CRMs.
• Experience living, studying, or working in another country.

FLSA Exempt: Yes




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