FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR-EMPHAISIS ON RECRUITING AND RETAINING MINORITY STUDENTS
Fort Hays State University is seeking applications for an Admissions Counselor opening. This Admissions Counselor with an emphasis on recruiting and retaining minority students is based out of Hays, KS and is responsible for a specific recruitment demographic to support the University’s enrollment goals for on-campus, undergraduate students. This individual will manage travel schedules, implement recruitment strategies and build relationships with high school personnel, prospective students and other constituents using various forms of communication. Extensive overnight travel and some evening and weekend work is required.
Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license required. Preference will be given to candidates bilingual in Spanish/English and a Fort Hays State University graduate.
Desired qualifications: Possess excellent communication skills and be able to relate to students, parents, alumni, counselors and university constituents. Counselor must be goal oriented and have the ability to organize time and tasks. Must also be sensitive to the attitudes of all prospective students and be aware of issues affecting their lives. As a public representative of Fort Hays State University, this position must demonstrate a commitment to the highest personal and professional standards and have extensive knowledge of the FHSU campus and student life.
Salary/Benefits: Salary is $30,000 with a bachelor’s degree and $33,000 with a master’s degree, plus benefits.
Application Procedure: Apply online at
Submit a letter of application, resume and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Resumes accepted until position is filled.
Appointment Date: June 18, 2017 or negotiable
Final candidates will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check. FHSU is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.