Deadline: 01 October 2017
Employment term: Permanent
Job type: Full time
The Admissions Counselor is responsible for supporting the recruitment of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Office of Admissions at the American University of Armenia. The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Director of Admissions.
and clearly communicate the admissions requirements, policies, and procedures
of AUA’s graduate and undergraduate programs in both English and Armenian for
both in person visits and on the phone.
- Serve as
point of contact for prospective students and families ensuring all questions
are responded to appropriately and in a manner that creates a welcoming
- Assist with
recruitment of new students by visiting schools, corresponding with high school
personnel, contacting and arranging meetings with various high-schools and
- Travel with
Admissions team to present AUA undergraduate and graduate programs to
- Ensure all
email communication to various admissions administered email addresses is responded to accurately and in a timely
- Assist in
supporting recruitment events including, but not limited to, Open Houses,
informational events, school visits, and more.
and maintain ties with Armenian schools and communities both locally and in the
diaspora in order to complement University recruitment objectives.
and/or create files and records of correspondence, reports, policies, e-mail
listings, applicant/school files, academic contacts, etc.
applicant files into AUA’s Online Application System expediently and with no
technical eligibility checks for each application.
required data verification reviews for all applicants.
- Analyze and
evaluate admissions information including self-reported high school data, high
school transcripts, test scores, and recommendation letters.
preliminary transcript evaluations and validate GPAs.
close collaboration with the Office of the Registrar.
- Work with
the Office of Communications as requested to prepare recruitment supplies
including but not limited to program flyers, memorabilia, and more.
thorough research on best practices as assigned by supervisor and/or admission
other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
· Undergraduate degree.
· One year of experience in related areas (preferably in an academic setting).
· Fluency in English and Armenian. Knowledge of Arabic, Persian or a third language is a plus.
· Very good writing skills in English and Armenian.
· Extremely attentive to detail.
· Strong computer skills (MS Office).
· Strong administrative, organizational, and problem solving skills.
· Strong interpersonal skills with faculty, staff, and applicants.
· Ability to deliver presentations in English and Armenian.
· Ability to take initiative, act independently, and work in a team.
· Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality.
· Highly responsible.
· Positive attitude and outgoing personality.
· Ability to handle high levels of work with a smile.
· Ability and willingness to perform administrative tasks throughout the year.
AUA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program within the institution
You can apply for this job just by following Application procedure.
Please send an updated resume, cover letter, and the names of up to three references to [email protected] with the subject heading “Admissions Counselor” by October 1, 2017. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview.
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Type of company: Foundation
Number of employees: more than 200
Date founded: 1991
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia.
AUA is affiliated with the University of California and accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001.
Founded in 1991, AUA provides a high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education that encourages civic engagement and promotes democratic values, fostering scholarship in a setting that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.
AUA’s graduate program offers master’s degrees in eight fields of study: Business Administration, Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Computer and Information Science, Political Science and International Affairs, Economics, Public Health, Law, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language. These programs are intended to develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge through advanced coursework, independent study, and research.
AUA’s undergraduate program offers bachelor’s degrees in English and Communications, Computer Science, and Business. Through its undergraduate courses, the University offers students depth of knowledge for career preparation and further studies as well as breadth and a foundation of general knowledge and skills for life-long learning.