Lake Superior State University
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FLSA Designation
EXEMPT
Date Issued: 2008-03-12
Department:
Admissions
Title: Admissions Advisor-Transfer Specialist
 
Function and Responsibility
Under the supervision of the Director of Admissions, assist with student recruitment and fulfill the duties normally assigned to professional members of the Admissions staff. Specific responsibilities include coordinating recruitment efforts for transfer students and facilitating the transfer process
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for coordination of transfer student recruitment and for developing relationships with prospective transfer students which will lead to the attainment of specific application and enrollment goals for transfer students. Specific enrollment goals will be identified in the employee’s yearly MBO plan.

Cultivate relationships with both prospective transfer students and transfer counselors at community colleges and universities through a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, telephone calls, personal visits to geographic locations and written communications. Visit community colleges and attend college night programs for transfer students. Coordinate transfer recruitment activities including, but not limited to: working with faculty, transfer counselors, educators, and other staff to develop, update, and maintain (web-based) transfer articulations, Transfer Guides, with community colleges and/or universities , and Articulation Agreements with high schools and/or Career Tech Centers (CTCs)

Assist with visits to all schools as needed and/or assigned. Assist with the organization of on-campus events including, but not limited to, spring and fall open houses, departmental receptions and the summer orientation programs.

Perform related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications
Admissions Advisor: Bachelor’s degree with excellent written and oral communication skills required. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage complex detail projects required. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office product suite. Experience with Banner a plus. Must have well-developed analytical and problem solving skills. Must have ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members, supervisors, and other campus departments. Must possess a valid operator’s license, have a satisfactory driving record and be available to travel as required.
Senior Admissions Advisor: All the above, plus minimum of 2 years of professional experience in college admissions
 
Physical and Mental Demands
Adequate physical fitness to be able to drive for up to an eight hour period. Adequate physical fitness to be able to sit and concentrate for long periods of time; use of fine motor skills to operate computer; ability to see, hear, and speak with or without the use of aids to perform normal office tasks; use of gross motor skills to perform organizational duties.
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