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Admissions Counselor – Austin

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Location: Lubbock TX

Company Name: Texas Tech University

Occupational Category: 21-1012.00,Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Date Posted: 2020-04-03

Valid Through: 2020-04-23

Employment Type: FULL_TIME



Extended Job Title

Admissions Counselor - Austin

Position Description

Represents Texas Tech University both on and off campus to prospective students, parents, staff and faculty of area high schools and community colleges to attract quality applicants and achieve enrollment goals. Coordinates and contributes to the success of various visit schedules for area high school and community colleges in the assigned area. Plans assigned recruiting events and programs. Counsels prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the university.

Requisition ID


Travel Required

Up to 75%

Major/Essential Functions
• Represent Texas Tech University at high school and community college day/night programs in the Austin area
• Recruiting and advising students through the admissions process
• Set up and implement visit schedules for area high schools in assigned area
• Manage regional recruitment activities
• plan, supervise and implement recruitment receptions and programs
• Prepare budgets for these events
• Attract quality applicants to achieve stated enrollment goals
• *Grant Funded?:**

Minimum Hire Rate


Pay Basis


Schedule Details

Evening and weekend programs as required
• *Work Location:**

Preferred Qualifications
• Valid driver's license
• Experience in recruitment or admissions, desirable
• Public relations experience
• Must be approved to drive state fleet vehicles

Undergraduate Admissions

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Academic Support Professionals

Occasional Duties
• Evening and weekend programming
• Serve as a representative of Undergraduate Admissions within the University and local community


EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus one (1) year related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience to equal five (5) years.
• *Does this position work in a research laboratory?:**