George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 28-Nov-2018 to 27-Jan-2019 (PST)
  • Grad Admissions
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $38,585-$48,232
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administrator Position


Job Purpose

The George Fox Adult Degree Program (ADP) Admissions Office, located at our Portland Center, is seeking a customer focused, sales oriented, and values driven Admissions Counselor to join our highly successful Admissions and Enrollment team. In this position, you will have the opportunity to greatly impact the admissions experience for prospective students who are entering our Adult Degree programs, advising them from inquiry through graduation. You will promote the values and strengths of George Fox's ADP programs to potential students, building on a solid understanding of their goals and priorities in the market place.

Job Summary

This position will work to bring in new ADP students in five different majors. The position will have autonomy to create their own work flow and recruiting strategies.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies for the Adult Degree Program to include correspondence, presentations, interviews, information meetings, community college connections and follow-up strategies.
  • Administer curricular requirements and advise students regarding requirements remaining for admission; review and evaluate application credentials to determine student admissibility.
  • Evaluate and articulate transfer of academic credit from other colleges for current and prospective students. Ability to understand and administer curricular requirements.
  • Provide academic advising for approximately 100-150 adult degree students regularly regarding remaining hours needed for completion of their degrees and alternative scenarios to accomplish completion; deliver professional/academic advising to assist students in setting and achieving personal and educational goals.
  • Maintain contact and student information in the database. Generate lists and reports as needed for recruitment and graduation purposes.

Associated Responsibilities

  • Prepare travel budget proposals, track expenditures and submit appropriate paperwork.
  • Represent the University as an exhibitor at career fairs, professional conferences and trade shows. Local travel may be necessary on behalf of the university to foster community, business and educational connections.
  • Represent the University as an exhibitor at career fairs, professional conferences and trade shows. Local travel may be necessary on behalf of the university to foster community, business and educational connections.
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.

Assigned Processes

  • Selling our ADP to prospective students
  • Working with students to fulfill graduation requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience required
  • Full time position, Monday- Friday 8am-5pm
  • Expertise working with diverse students and employees

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.


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