Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50641
Classification Title Student Services Professional IA
Collective Bargaining Unit APC/Bargaining Unit 4
College/Department Admissions and Outreach
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Temporary
Application Materials Required University Application,Resume, and current DMV printout required
Classification Salary Range $2,910 - $3,560
Anticipated Hiring Range $2,910 - $3,126
Recruitment Closing Date 10/21/13


The office of Admissions and Outreach is an organizational unit of the Division of Student Affairs, which strives for excellence through a student-centered philosophy.  The division has adopted a set of values that every Student Affairs staff member is responsible for promoting.  In addition to a student-centered philosophy, these values are: integrity, interconnectedness, passion, quality, and richness of diversity.  In performing the duties assigned to this position, all staff members are expected to consistently demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are in keeping with these divisional values.


The Admission Counselor conducts visits at high schools to provide current information on educational opportunities available at Cal Poly Pomona, CPP admissions procedures and entrance requirements, CPP majors and academic programs, financial assistance including merit based aid, housing, student life athletic programs and career opportunities.  The incumbent conducts communication with prospective students in a virtual environment, using computers to initiate admissions “chat” sessions, virtual college fairs, and other virtual recruitment and social networking methods.  The incumbent represents and speaks formally on behalf of CPP and the California State University system at college advisement programs in assigned schools.  This includes arranging and making presentations to prospective students and their parents, responding to questions in front of large and small audiences, and interacting effectively with students, staff, faculty, administrators and the general public.  The incumbent provides input on the development of new recruitment, communication and yield efforts.  The incumbent represents CPP at recruitment and yields events such as college fairs, parent nights, application workshops, preview days and other related programs. The incumbent assists the high school Student Services Coordinator with coordination high school related projects and events.  The incumbent reviews and evaluates freshmen transfer applications for admission; makes recommendations on admission and follows up with applicants as necessary.  The incumbent submits written summaries on recruitment activities including visits, campus tours, office appointments, special programs and activities, workshops and conferences as they are completed; writes reports and assists in the preparation and evaluation of data reports for recruitment purposes; attends staff meetings and trainings.  The incumbent must be availability to work some evenings and weekends, and able to drive personal vehicle once a month.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field (specialized and relevant experience may substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis); working knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior, research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information, techniques and methods of interviewing. Ability to gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate commendations; ability to participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences and interviews; ability to clearly express ideas and recommendations orally; ability to write clear and concise reports; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills; outstanding interpersonal and social skills in dealing with a diversity of people; the ability to work independently; to use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments; attention to detail and follow-through.  Must have the ability to present and articulate complex requirements and policies concerning enrollment services; be able to respond to in-person, telephone and electronic inquiries.  Must have proficiency with computers, the Internet, word-processing and simple databases.  Specialized skills desirable: student supervisory experience.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


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