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Sr Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Your cover letter MUST include a description of how you meet the qualifications for this position. Preference will be given to complete and thorough application materials.

Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number 2017413
Posting/Functional Title Senior Undergraduate Admissions Counselor - DFW Metroplex
University Pay Plan Title Sr Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Location Dallas, Fort Worth
Department Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Recruitment Type Open to All
Job Type Full-Time
Monthly Salary $3,416.67 + Commensurate with Experience
Job Category Exempt
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Bachelor’s degree.
Effective and accurate written communication skills.
Experience with event coordination.
Professional experience in college admissions or closely related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Texas State Alumnus.
Experience working with ethnically diverse student populations.
Experience working independently with minimum supervision.
Bilingual Spanish.
Three years or more of prior professional experience in college admissions or closely related experience.

Job Description

The purpose of the job is to recruit prospective students from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex to Texas State. Recruitment includes visits to high schools and two-year colleges as well as on and off campus programming. The position provides specific information on Texas State and advises students/parents so that the correct college choice might be made. This position reads admission files and recommends admission decisions. Must reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include: extensive travel to Texas high schools, two-year colleges and other community events; extensive contact and collaboration with high school and community college students, high school counselors, college advisors, university alumni and other community organizations; assisting with university programming such as campus visit days, bus trips and information sessions; assisting with preparation of correspondence and statistical reports; counseling prospective students and families in the college selection process; evaluating academic credentials; communicating admission decisions; assisting faculty and other departments in recruitment efforts; and other duties as assigned. Some overnight, weekend and/or evening work required. Must reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Additional Information to Applicants

Your cover letter MUST include a description of how you meet the qualifications for this position. Preference will be given to complete and thorough application materials.

Job Open Date 07/26/2017
Job Close Date<br><br>Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)
Open Until Filled Yes
Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM
Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. DD 214/DD1300
  3. List of References

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing to work evenings?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you willing to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you willing to travel overnight?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with or knowledge of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have the ability to obtain a Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response