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Enrollment Counselor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately. The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment. If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237. Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer. EEO/AA

Posting Details

Position Information

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Posting Information

Position Title Enrollment Counselor
Position Number 798930
Posting Number 201500036P
Start Date 08/15/2017
Close Date 08/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions To Applicants

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process.

Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA

Job Summary

The Enrollment Counselor is a member of the Enrollment Services Team and is responsible for providing information, coaching, and assistance to prospective students, families and secondary counselors on the academic, financial, curricular, and co-curricular offerings of LSCPA. They are also the face of LSCPA representing the college at high school and community events. Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree or higher required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year institution of higher education is preferred. Requires one year’s experience providing effective college counseling, recruiting, or student service related area in higher education. (Related student work and/or internship experience will be considered for this position). Requires current Texas driver’s license or possesses ability to acquire one prior to employment start date.

Must have an understanding of student recruitment, student learning, career development, and other relevant theories in education, social sciences, and humanities.
Must be a multi-task oriented individual with an appreciation for working within deadlines.
Knowledge of personal computer and various software, including Excel and Appointment Plus. Must be proficient in the use of social media including facebook, instagram, twitter, email, text messaging, video capture, etc.
Must have excellent communication skills, including public speaking.
Must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to deal with prospective students, families, faculty and staff in professional manner.
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual in Spanish is desired. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year institution of higher education is preferred.

SALARY $30,000/year; Plus Benefits
Work Hours 40 hours a week; Full-time; Some weekends and evenings required.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Represents LSCPA at various outreach recruitment programs through presentations, information tables, college fairs, and other community events.

Essential Job Functions

Provides personal enrollment coaching for applicants regarding outstanding documents, admissions and registration requirements, financial aid, orientation, testing, etc.

Essential Job Functions

Makes monthly email, text, and phone contact with assigned prospects.

Essential Job Functions

Visits high schools to recruit, guide, and monitor prospective students.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains close working relationships with high school counselors and community organization representatives.

Essential Job Functions

Recommend, design, and create new outreach and recruitment programming and marketing concepts, as well as follow-up strategies for prospective students.

Essential Job Functions

Develop an understanding of the Banner Student Information Systems and Argos reports to document, track, and identify students’ admissions and enrollment status.

Essential Job Functions

Work as a member of the Enrollment Services Team to met established recruitment goals and increase enrollment at LSCPA, particularly first time freshmen and transfers.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a valid Texas Drivers License and a good driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have working in Banner (Student Information System)?
    • 0-1 year
    • 2-4 years
    • 5-7 years
    • 8-10 years
    • 11 or more years
  5. * Are you available to work nights and weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How do you define customer service?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 2
  2. Letter of Recommendation 3
  3. Selective Service
  4. Transcripts 2
  5. Transcripts 3