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Admissions Regional Counselor/Recruiter

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Last Updated: 7/26/22

Job Description


Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Regional Counselor will be a remote/online employee responsible for recruiting prospective students for all academic programs at the university serving the Oklahoma City and Tulsa Metropolitan areas and surrounding region. Online/Remote job.

  • Serve, promote and represent the University by being the primary point of contact for prospective students, families and counselors.

  • Demonstrate self-direction, creativity and strategic thinking in prospect development, yield enhancement activities, information services and problem resolution.

  • Discuss policies/procedures required for admission, housing, scholarships/financial aid with prospective students, families and counselors.

  • Proactively anticipate student needs and respond appropriately.

  • Conduct trend analysis for an assigned territory; formulate action plans based on analysis. Work in conjunction with leadership to integrate the results of analysis and planning into the University's overall enrollment plan.

  • Determine strategies for effective outreach for an assigned territory; develop and initiate communication/activities to accomplish enrollment goals, including but not limited to outreach via email, texting, telephone and visits.

  • Make presentations to large and small groups of prospective students/families, on and off-campus, about the programs and opportunities OPSU; arranging campus visits for prospective students: give campus tours when needed.

  • Assist with daily office operations including answering phones, responding to email, greeting and providing counsel to prospective students, families and guests to meet our customer service goals.

  • Participate in the development and execution of on and off-campus recruitment, conversion and yield activities/events designed to market Oklahoma Panhandle State University to prospective freshman (and transfer) students.

  • Travel (in-state and out-of-state) away is required from campus multiple times per month as well as weekend activities and overnight stays. Must be able to travel to Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.

  • Ability to lift 30 to 45 lbs. (boxes of recruiting materials).
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Admissions or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have valid driver’s license required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Bilingual in oral and written communication is preferred. One year of customer service. Experience in higher education is desired.

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Goodwell, Oklahoma, United States
OPSU is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. General governance of the institution is in the hands of the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. Academic programs and financial support are authorized and coordinated through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.