The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University Orientation and First Year Experience (UAUOFYE) at The Ohio State University is an exciting place to be. This is an opportunity to strategically impact the future of Ohio State through the recruitment, admission and support of outstanding students. The Outreach and Recruitment team is responsible for recruiting prospective students to The Ohio State University Columbus campus. The program coordinator position is an important position on the Outreach and Recruitment team as the individual will provide leadership and support focusing on access and diversity initiatives on behalf of UAUOFYE.
The admissions counselor reports to the program coordinator of access and diversity initiatives within Outreach and Recruitment. The individual will be located in the Student Academic Services Building and will work most closely with a team of five and alongside a broader team of approximately 25. Peak seasons are typically August through November and February through April given the cyclical nature of the admissions cycle. Through the year, the program coordinator is responsible for providing leadership within the area of access and diversity initiatives under the guidance and support of the associate director and director of Outreach and Recruitment. Work hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, but may require early morning, evening or weekend hours given the role's direct work with recruitment programs.
As a member of Undergraduate Admissions, University Orientation, First Year Experience (UAUOFYE), supports access and diversity initiatives and counsels prospective undergraduate students and their families and assists with orientation and First Year Experience activities; position will focus on underrepresented and minority student populations; including students who identify as underrepresented minorities, first-generation, low-income students; assists with access and diversity specific recruitment activities and events; develops positive relationships with key stakeholders, travels to high schools, community colleges, and college fairs to represent Ohio State; travels up to 12 weeks a year (Fall and Spring); conducts large and small-group presentations; corresponds and counsels prospective students and other undergraduate applicants regarding Ohio State admission policies, procedures and general information; makes recruitment phone calls to prospective students; analyzes prospective student data; learns and uses the Empowering Market Analysis (EMA) and other technologies; assists with on and off campus recruiting projects; reads applications through our holistic application review process; understands the areas within the office and university to best direct questions from staff and guests; participates as an active member of UAUOFYE through membership on committees, assisting offices during events and other times throughout the year; researches and resolves problems; involves occasional evening and weekend hours.
Additional Information for Applicants::
The Ohio State University Office of Enrollment Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and to improve opportunities for all. Individual differences and diversity is celebrated at The Ohio State University and we welcome all to apply.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education/experience; this position requires successful completion of a background check.
Experience in higher education, outreach, counseling, public relations; technology skills; excellent communication, including writing and public speaking; fluent in Spanish; the ability to work with student/parents from diverse backgrounds including different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Target Salary: $15.39 - $17.79 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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