[TACRAO] Listserv Texas Wesleyan-Transfer Admissions Counselor Position

Maria Aguirre maria.aguirre at tstc.edu
Wed Aug 26 09:20:15 CDT 2015

Transfer Admissions Counselor
Responsible for recruitment and admission of transfer students from Tarrant
County and surrounding towns/cities to Texas Wesleyan. Primary duties
include recruiting students, evaluating files and building relationships at
the assigned community colleges and surrounding areas. Work closely with
prospective new students and parents in the support of the transition to
Texas Wesleyan University.
*Position Type:*Full Time*Department:*Undergraduate Admissions*Reports
Director of Transfer Admissions*FLSA Status:*Exempt*Location:*Main Campus


   -  Serve as the liaison between Texas Wesleyan University and community
   colleges in the Tarrant County and surrounding areas.
   - Provide input in the development of recruitment activities for
   transfer students.
   - Develop recruitment plans for assigned Community Colleges and other
   colleges in/around Tarrant County.
   - Provide weekly, monthly and year-end reports on territory activity
   (including prospect and applicant reports)
   - Recruit prospective students through college fairs/programs, community
   colleges, businesses, churches and other professional contacts including,
   but not limited to Fort Worth and cities in/around Tarrant County.
   - Coordinate, schedule and give campus tours and open houses on the main
   campus for prospective students and their families.
   - Visit and coordinate information exchange with community college
   counselors, advisors, and faculty.
   - Advise prospective students concerning program options, course
   availability, and degree requirements.
   - Give admissions-related presentations to tour groups, school groups,
   and prospective students.
   - Provide effective follow-up for prospective students including
   telephone calls, emails and letters.
   - Input student data and applicant data into the Ellucian’s ERP
   Colleague/Colleague Student Information System.
   - Read, process, and evaluate applications and transcripts for admission
   and academic scholarship recommendations.
   - Create advising worksheets/transfer plans for prospects and applicants.
   - Create and maintain a positive working relationship with faculty,
   staff, and students within the Texas Wesleyan community.
   - Provide prospective students/families academic, financial aid
   information, and campus information.
   - Adhere to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice of the NACAC.
   - Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Admission.
   - Assist with on-campus orientation of new students.
   - Assist Assistant Director with communications to students.
   - Adhere to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice of the NACAC.
   Actively participate in TACRAO and other professional groups.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree required, liberal arts background preferred. Previous
admission or related experience preferred, but not required.


   - Demonstrated administrative ability to plan and execute programs and
   activities, to secure cooperation from individuals and organizations, and
   to coordinate the activities of such individuals and organizations.
   - Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current
   computer software programs.
   - Ability to demonstrate a cooperative attitude while working with a
   diverse student population.
   - Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
   - Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining a high attention
   for details.
   - Strong organizational skills to work productively & efficiently to
   meet multiple deadlines.
   - Ability to work individually and within a team environment.
   - Ability to adhere to University & departmental policies and procedures.
   - Ability to use discretion in handling confidential matters, while
   complying with FERPA regulations.
   - Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills.
   - Ability to maintain a professional appearance and office atmosphere.
   - Ability to demonstrate and provide strong customer service.


   - Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and
   memos. Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
   - Ability to write correspondence.
   - Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
   group situations to current and prospective students and University


   - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
   measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
   - Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret
   bar graphs.


   - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
   furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
   - Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
   standardized situations.


Valid Texas Driver's license


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required
to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms; and talk or hear.  Extensive travel is expected around Tarrant
County and out-of-area destinations as dictated by recruitment demands
using personal transportation.  The employee must regularly lift and/or
move up to 15 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed
to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is
usually quiet.  Available for evening and weekend duties as required by the
position and the department.
For more information:

*Maria C. Aguirre *Executive Director

Compliance for Communications & Creative Services
Texas State Technical College West Texas
300 Homer K. Taylor Drive | Sweetwater, TX 79556
O: 325.235.7349 | F: 325.235.7443

This email may contain the thoughts and opinions of Maria C. Aguirre and
does not represent official Texas State Technical College policy.
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