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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Admissions Counselor
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George Mason University | Fairfax, VA
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Job Description

Admissions Counselor

The George Mason University Office of Admissions is conducting a search for a self-motivated, results-oriented individual for an Admissions Counselor position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Actively recruit and counsel prospective students (including freshman and transfer);* Evaluate undergraduate applications;* Represent the university at recruitment events;* Assist with various communications and marketing projects;* Conduct information sessions for prospective students and families. * Collaborate with other team members across the university and within the Admissions Office;* Provide excellent customer service to a diverse population; and* Overnight travel is required.Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Superior written and oral communication skills; * Strong analytical skills; * Willingness to travel extensively; * Availability for evening and weekend work; * Detail-oriented; * Comfortable working with diverse populations; * Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information and situations; * Ability to prioritize tasks in a hectic, deadline-driven environment often working on multiple tasks concurrently; * Comfortable with public speaking in large and small group situations; * Computer literacy and willingness to learn new software applications; * Proven ability to work positively as a team member; * Demonstrated customer service experience; and * Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: * Bilingual;* Previous experience with data analysis;* Previous experience with Ellucian Banner software;* Previous experience with Salesforce CRM; * Demonstrated experience in creating and editing digital marketing materials; and * Prior admissions or related experience.

Employment offer is contingent upon meeting eligibility requirements for operating state-owned vehicles and passing a background check.