The Office of Admissions is seeking an Admissions Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions Advisors implement Oregon State University (OSU) recruitment activities and new student programs in support of the campus enrollment goals and strategic plan. Admissions Advisors serve as a member of the recruitment team that is responsible for the planning and implementation of undergraduate, domestic recruitment. Admissions Advisors must be able to work independently, make decisions, develop plans, execute and assess programs, plan recruitment travel and monitor a budget.
This position is a trained Insight Resume reader as part of the admissions process where decisions directly affect enrollment, department and university goals as outlined in the strategic plan.
The purpose of the Admissions Advisor position is to: 1. Serve prospective high school and transfer students, families, schools and community organizations. 2. Generate tuition revenue and affect enrollment for OSU by recruiting qualified students. 3. Support academic programs and student services. 4. Support the university goals and strategic plan.
This position requires the ability to travel and work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, a minimum of seventeen weeks per year. This position will have general marketing duties and/or support of recruitment marketing through OSU Admissions' social media platforms, CRM platform and other electronic communications. This position will also provide daily and special event support to the Campus Visitor Center when necessary.
Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose – making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.
Oregon State is an international public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state's Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations as well. With $440 million in external research funding in 2019, Oregon State accounts for more research funding than all of the state's comprehensive public universities combined. With 11 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon's 36 counties, a statewide economic footprint of $2.371 billion and an impact that reaches across the state and beyond.
OSU is a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful community that strives for equity and equal opportunity in everything we do, including a welcoming environment for colleagues and customers alike.
Bachelor’s Degree in discipline of choice. 1 year experience related to assigned responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited not-for-profit college or university in discipline of choice. Bachelor's degree must be completed by start date.
One (1) year of full-time professional experience in college admissions or college counseling OR Two (2) years of regular and formal work experience as an admissions, financial aid, housing, college outreach, or college ambassador position that involves regular, frequent and direct work with prospective high school and/or transfer students and their families.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, training and outreach programs.
Technological proficiency utilizing computers and working with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point (or similar platform).
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity (competency or experience working with people from various backgrounds and cultures).
Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Travel for extended periods and work during irregular hours extensively, including late nights, early mornings, evenings and weekends for a minimum of seventeen (17) weeks per year on a continuous and ongoing basis during all seasons; including driving, flying on commercial aircraft, and overnight stays.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.