The Student Services Counselor - Admissions counsels with students planning to attend college. Consults with high school personnel working with potential college students. Evaluates and reviews the credentials of prospective college students, both freshman and transfer students. Participates in "College Day/Night" programs in South Carolina, the Southeast, and other regions. Advises and counsels students in financial assistance, admissions, registration, housing, academic, vocational, and all related areas. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Recruiting students to FM through established recruiting protocols, including telemarketing, campus and private visits, and presentations;
Evaluating applications of prospective Francis Marion University students;
Counseling with and providing information to prospective students about the admissions process and providing information about campus academic departments and support services;
Maintaining an active relationship with high school students, counselors, teachers, and administrators and presenting workshops in high school classrooms on various aspects of college life and career choices;
Working closely with Alumni to promote the University throughout the community and working with the Director of Admissions to assist students seeking to transfer to FM; and
Participating in training to develop the professional skills needed for success in enrollment management.
Start Date: July 1, 2014
State Requirements: A bachelor's degree.
FM Preferences: A bachelor's degree and 1-2 years experience in college admissions work. Knowledge of FM's admission and financial assistance policies and procedures. Ability to travel extensively and work a flexible schedule. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
State Classification: Student Services Program Coordinator I
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and state guidelines.
Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 14-39); 2) completed FM Staff Application; 3) resume; 4) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and 5) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.
Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Click here to obtain the FM Staff Application.
To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and support services for state employees, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.
For any questions regarding this position, please call (843) 661-1140.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution