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Admissions Counselor, College of Health Sciences

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Admissions and Enrollment

Posting Number: req19716

Department: COHS Administration

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Health Sciences (COHS) is excited to welcome applicants for the role of Admissions Counselor. This role's primary purpose is to assist with student recruitment and admissions processes for COHS existing and developing graduate and professional programs. COHS programs include Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Clinical Translational Sciences, Genetic Counseling and a developing international medical education program. Reporting to and working collaboratively with the Assistant Dean for Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will support and guide prospective future students from initial contact to their transition into the COHS degree programs.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with COHS program faculty and staff to oversee all aspects of student recruitment and selection processes.
  • Work with COHS faculty and staff to actively engage them in the recruitment process.
  • Represent the COHS at relevant recruitment functions and events - some of which may be evenings or weekends and at times outside of the State of Arizona.
  • Maintain a solid knowledge of COHS graduate and professional programs and University of Arizona graduate admissions processes to assist and advise prospective students.
  • Identify and plan outreach strategies and events for prospective students.
  • Regularly seek out new and unique opportunities for prospective student interaction and engagement.
  • Utilize administrative and other software tools to manage ongoing communications with prospective students.
  • Use Slate CRM to maintain accurate student records from prospect to matriculant.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Dean to develop and implement email, print, and digital communication and marketing strategies for programs and initiatives.
  • Respond to student inquiries in a professional and timely manner via email, phone, webinar, or in-person.
  • Assist COHS program admissions committees as needed.
  • Update and manage applications in relevant systems such as GradApp or Centralized Application Services (CAS).
  • Assist in evaluating applications to ensure eligibility requirements. May advise applications of missing requirements and pathways for completion.
  • Manage and coordinate candidate interviews.
  • Plan, execute, and evaluate prospective student outreach and recruitment events on- and off-campus.
  • Generate reports using a variety of tools.
  • Update enrollment-related content to ensure accuracy of information provided on the website, marketing materials and any other platforms available to prospective students.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to communicate effectively with different groups / individuals.
  • Skill in public speaking and presenting to groups.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and track multiple tasks, people, and projects.
  • Familiarity with different types of software platforms.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $42,282 - $52,851

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Job Family

Recruitment & Admissions

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Kevin Hall |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: If invited to interview, please be prepared to provide three (3) professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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