Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Visitor Center, and working in coordination with other members of the Admissions staff, University academic and administrative units, and school and community counselors and teachers, organize and implement the Campus Visit Program. Establish procedures and coordinate one-day campus visits for prospective students with an emphasis on underrepresented and low-income populations. Recruit, interview, train, and supervise student interns /panelists to assist in the Visitor Center and with the Campus Visit Program.
Present College Admission Presentations throughout the year and on occasional Saturdays to strengthen applicant/enrollment efforts. Interpret the University's administrative and academic policies and procedures to prospective students and parents by providing pre-admission information related to academic offerings, student services, admission requirements, and other individualized inquires.
Assist in the coordination of yield events including, but not limited to, UCSB's annual Open House, regional receptions, campus conferences, Jump Start, LA2SB, UC Counselor Conference and campus collaborations. Coordination can include program design and implementation, designation of staffing responsibilities, and fiscal responsibility. Identify, select, and track participants in these programs.
Make occasional visits to high schools and community colleges representing UCSB to students, parents, counselors, teachers, and administrators. Specific efforts will be undertaken to assist the campus in achieving its student diversity objectives.
As a member of the Office of Admissions/Visitor Center team, the incumbent will assist with all Admissions events as needed, and will respond appropriately to workload shifts during the calendar year.
Minimum RequirementsBachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of years of experience. Demonstrated experience in program development and implementation. Ability to represent the University to K-12 school administrators, teachers, counselors and prospective UCSB students, their families and communities at the highest professional level. Ability to relate to and work well with students from diverse backgrounds, manage work load, prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects under the pressure of tight timelines. Excellent public speaking skills, experience conducting workshops, and academic advising. Excellent organizational skills.
Desirable RequirementsKnowledge and experience working with California high schools and community colleges, and experience working with programs and community agencies promoting higher education. B.A. required, M.A. preferred.
Special Conditions of EmploymentMaintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program
Satisfactory criminal history background check
Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse
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