The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Undergraduate Admission Counselor.
Required: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination in education and experience. High level of working knowledge of University programs, policies and procedures. Strong presentation skills to persuasively communicate/connect with target audiences and represent academic programs in a positive manner. Demonstrated effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with diverse individuals at all societal levels. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, and the ability to exercise initiative and work independently. Proven ability to evaluate data, assess alternatives, and make decisions appropriate at the position level. Writing skills to prepare clear and concise, grammatically correct business correspondence. Ability to prepare basic financial forms and reconcile expenses. Ability to perform arithmetic calculations such as add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages and averages. Computer skills in the use of word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, internet and electronic email, preferably Microsoft Office Suite. Technical ability to learn and use enterprise software including but not limited to Slate, PeopleSoft/Campus Solutions, The Common Application. Ability to use standard office equipment including copier, fax and calculator. Ability to make travel and lodging arrangements. Ability to schedule and coordinate logistics for meetings, workshops, events, including coordinating catering. Strong organizational skills to prioritize schedules, projects and resources, and to meet deadlines. Ability to use tact and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality. Clear understanding of the mission of Chapman University. Sensitivity and understanding of individual prospective student and family needs. Valid driver’s license.
Desired: Working knowledge of higher education admission and enrollment policies and procedures. Working knowledge of Chapman University policies and procedures that pertain to duties associated with this position.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion of criminal background and DMV checks are required for final candidate.