UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA Admissions Counselor/Multicultural Recru in CEDAR FALLS, Iowa

Position Description:Manages a recruitment territory and recruits new students to the university, with emphasis on multicultural populations; visits high schools, community colleges, and college access programs in targeted areas; supports and assists with the implementation of the multicultural recruitment plan; participates in national, regional, and local college fairs; interviews, counsels, and advises prospective freshman and transfer students, parents, and counselors; acts on admission files; and plans, coordinates, and participates in various recruitment activities.This position is eligible for overtime.Percent of Time/Week:100%Service Schedule:Calendar YearEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree required. May 2018 graduates will be considered.Required Qualifications:At least one year of combined experience in admissions, college advocacy, orientation, financial aid, student services or residence life; excellent communication skills, including oral, written, and presentation; experience working with underrepresented populations in an educational or related environment; a commitment to student recruitment and knowledge of the demographics of diverse and multicultural populations; ability to work within a collaborative team environment; ability to manage multiple tasks; and an understanding of basic computer software applications required. Extensive travel, including overnight travel is necessary. Frequent evening and weekend work is also necessary. Student experience will be considered.Desirable Qualifications:Demonstrated knowledge of the University of Northern Iowa and proficiency in Spanish (ILR Level 2 - Limited working proficiency) preferred.Position Title:Admissions Counselor/Multicultural RecruitmentJob Category:Type of Position:ProbationaryFull Consideration Date:Wednesday, May 30, 2018Advertising Started on:Wednesday, May 9, 2018Hiring Department:AdmissionsDepartment:AdmissionsSalary:$35,720.00 to Commensurate:PS.3Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.Number of References: 3Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact: - Daniel.Schofield@uni.eduGilchrist 2Phone: 319-273-2281UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.