Admissions Counselor III

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jan 10, 2021
Full time   Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Admissions Counselor III

Job Title
Admissions Counselor III

Prairie View A&M University

Enrollmnt/Recruit Management

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,194.84 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Admissions Counselor III, under general supervision, functions as the senior-level counselor identifying, recruiting, and contributing to increase the population of admittance and enrollment.


  • Counsels prospective applicants. One-on-one admissions counseling occurs primarily through phone calls, email, text, letters and some in person/virtual appointments.
  • Responds to all questions and follow up with inquiries and applicants via telephone, text and email to increase engagement, conversion, yield, and retention. Keeps applicants regularly informed of their application status, notify of deadlines and application decisions while also communicating with departments.
  • Processes and evaluates documents for admissions, i.e., admissions applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendations.
  • Completes data entry into Banner (SIS), Recruit (CRM), and other new technology.
  • Assists in marketing to potential applicants, participates in the development of publications, web pages, and digital communications designed to reach and engage students, and monitors, measures, and performs statistical analysis of data to determine the effectiveness of outreach strategies related to transfer enrollment goals.
  • Collaborates with Transfer Articulation Team, Transfer Recruitment Officer and Assistant Director to ensure the a seamless enrollment process.
  • Assists with special projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years of Admissions related experience,

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of admissions functions of higher education.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.

Job Closing Date:

  • 01/20/2021

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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