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Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education.  Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.


Posting Date:  February 14, 2014                         Posting End Date:  May 5, 2014


Position:  Admissions Counselor/Recruiter #1


Location:  Admissions


The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management is currently seeking an admission counselor to recruit a specific targeted group of students.


(This is a full-time position)


Essential Duties

  • Travel and represent Tuskegee University at high school visits, college fairs, community colleges, community activities, career days and other special events that are designed to recruit/admit prospective students
  • Review applications and make admission decisions based on Tuskegee University admission policies
  • Maintain contact with applicants utilizing all available communication tools to ensure completion of the application and to increase yield of accepted students
  • Plan, implement and evaluate recruitment activities
  • Serve as a liaison between the Office of Admissions and designated university departments
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with high school and other guidance counselors/officers
  • Explain admission requirements and enrollment procedures to prospective students, parents, counselors, alumni and other interested individuals
  • Maintain follow-up contacts and distribute campus resource materials
  • Work collaboratively with the University policies and programs
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, students and alumni to ensure that students are connecting with campus resources throughout the recruitment, admission and enrollment process

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of demonstrated extracurricular college involvement or relevant work experience
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to be responsive to the needs of students or customers
  • Knowledge of computer and other related equipment (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), etc
  • Excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), and human relations skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have a valid drivers license and personal vehicle
  • Provide excellent customer service in a courteous manner


Commensurate with training, experience, and University Compensation Plan


**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application, and submit (3) letters of references and a copy of the appropriate transcript for the educational requirements with the submission.


Human Resources Department

Attn: C. Sellers-Simon

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: employment@mytu.tuskegee.edu             Fax: 334-724-4319


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