Admissions Counselor II

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Sep 07, 2021
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Admissions Counselor II

Job Title
Admissions Counselor II

Prairie View A&M University

Enrollmnt/Recruit Management

Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,964.00 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Admissions Counselor II, under general supervision, works collaboratively with Enrollment Management departments to identify and recruit prospective new students, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted, enrolled, and underrepresented students. Serves as an enrollment process coach/mentor, coordinated travel schedules and assignments, and develops recruiting plans.


  • Manages assigned geographical territory for recruitment purposes to include conducting research and goal setting; serve as the University's single point of contact within the geographical area for schools, colleges, community & civic organizations and alumni as well as university officials; serves as the single point of contact for the students and parents initial introduction to Prairie View A&M University and required admission and financial aid documentations; develops and implements effective transfer recruitment and marketing strategies; travels in rental or personal vehicle to colleges, high schools and educational fairs to conduct presentations and seminars; serves on the university recruitment travel team to conduct recruitment seminars/workshops off-campus; assists the administrative staff in updating and retrieving recruit data from banner.
  • Plans and implements data driven special recruiting events within your assigned responsibilities and be prepared to augment out-of-state or in-state recruitment task force aimed at providing on-stop customer service center to a distant prospective student.
  • Collects, maintains and analyzes retention and recruitment statistical data on high schools, student and community college profiles within an area of assignment to enhance the enrollment yield rates. Participates in pre-college and orientation programs aimed at providing recruitment pipelines. Utilizes Recruit--Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) to effectively communicate a consistent message to students during all phases of the enrollment funnel and ensure all prospective student data is captured in Recruit--CRM.
  • Builds and maintains a broad correlation of relationships with colleagues and departments across campus and alumni with in your area of operation. Work collaboratively with other units, as appropriate, to support recruitment, outreach, admissions and enrollment at the university. Participates in training, meetings and serve on campus as chair or committee members.
  • Assists the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, K-12 Partnerships and Outreach and Academic departments with developing and finalizing articulation agreements with universities, community colleges, and high schools. Assist in other within the enrollment funnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year of related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 9/30/2021

Required Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:

  • May require a valid driver's license.

Other Requirements:

  • Travel required. Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.

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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