Oregon State University
Department: College of Forestry Adm
Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location: Corvallis
Full-Time Salary Range: $38,688-$65,748
The College of Forestry is seeking an Admissions
Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
Looking for a career where you can make a
difference and help create lasting change? Join the nation’s leading College of Forestry as an Admissions Coordinator. We’re seeking an
intentional, purpose-driven individual to help us attract and recruit the next generation of foresters, forest engineers, wood scientists,
natural resources experts and outdoor recreation leaders. These future professionals will steward our forests, influence how we use,
interact with and protect them, and study their impacts on society and the environment.
As Admissions Coordinator for Oregon State
University’s College of Forestry, you’ll support the College in achieving its vision for academic excellence, while helping create and
maintain an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive of students from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences. You’ll have
the autonomy – with support and guidance from the Director of Student Success and other cross-unit collaborators – to design, execute and
measure the impact of successful recruiting and student engagement strategies that increase enrollment in the College’s undergraduate
programs. This includes developing and maintaining connections and relationships with high schools, community colleges, public/private
partners, and alumni for the purposes of recruitment. You’ll also work closely with current students, faculty, and external partners to
identify and execute new ways to engage prospective enrollees.
The College of Forestry is one of 12 colleges on the Oregon State
University Corvallis campus, comprised of three departments offering undergraduate and graduate programs to a student body of approximately
1,250 students. As the leading university-level forestry program in the U.S., the College has a reputation as a world-class center of
teaching and learning about forests and related resources and is a primary resource people turn to for information, research, and education
in the Northwest.
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50% – EXECUTES THE RECRUITMENT
PLANImplements the Strategic Plan for Recruitment:
- Collaborates with appropriate internal OSU teams to support recruitment
activities (admissions and enrollment management; precollege programs; Ecampus; etc.).
- Develops and maintains contacts and
relationships with Oregon high school and community college personnel, prospective students and their families, employers, and other
internal and external partners for the purpose of encouraging admission and enrollment in CoF degree programs.
- Serves as a central
point of contact for prospective undergraduates students throughout the recruitment funnel (inquiry to matriculation).
closely with the College communications and marketing team to ensure materials are effective and engaging, and to brainstorm on best
outreach and marketing strategies.
- Leads and participates in appropriate on- and off-campus recruitment events, including
OSU-sponsored events (e.g. Orange & Black Days, Juntos Programs, Tours) and other regional events that promote recruitment goals. This
includes some travel to WUE and border states and Community and Technical high school programs.
- Meets with prospective students
and their families to share admission requirements, deadlines, and financial aid guidance.
- Collaborates with community college
personnel to direct interested transfer students to resources and advising guides. Understand prospective and transfer student advising
issues to effectively transition students to College Advisors.
- Arranges tours and programs that serve to educate the community on
College degrees and programs.
- Leads activities and promotions directed at admitted students to promote matriculation and continued
- Uses university Student Information Systems, BANNER, Slate, and social media platforms to engage with prospective
students and improve yield rates (admitted students who continue to matriculation).
- Analyzes data to track, report, and assess
successes and to refine implementation strategies.
- Prepares and manages recruitment annual budget; uses university travel and
purchasing card responsibly, following all university policies on acceptable use; processes expenditure reports using online university
systems; approves sponsorship of relevant programming.
- Follows all Federal and University guidelines related to
confidential/sensitive student information.
- Uses expert communication strategies to represent academic degree programs, to resolve
conflict, and establish and maintain collaborative and positive working relationships.
25% – STRATEGIC PLANNING AND
- Develops and coordinates College undergraduate recruitment efforts through planning, collaboration, and
- Identifies target audiences and works closely with the Student Success Team (advising, communications, and academic
departments) and OSU Admissions to develop marketing strategies.
- Monitors undergraduate recruitment efforts and strategies,
develops and/or recommends new strategies and implementation plans that are anticipated to initiate change for the purpose of improving
- Collaborates with College and OSU colleagues frequently and engages in professional development activities to stay
up-to-date on admissions and recruiting best practices.
- Analyzes data to track, report, and assess intervention points and prepare
regular reports (Slate/CRM, BANNER, etc.).
- Recommends and establishes sound cross-cultural, and inclusive recruitment
- Develops pathway programs that meet student success goals based on demographics and degree capacities.
15% – EVENT PLANNING AND DELIVERY
- Plans and manages prospective student events that engage students and
- Coordinates services and vendors, including catering, invitations, guest lists, locations, and other logistics.
- Develops presentations and secures faculty or student presenters, when needed; gathers and prepares event materials (agenda, program,
script, etc.); distributes applicable event material to participants; and arranges live streaming and recording of programs.
- Collects data on participation and outcomes, utilizes data for program improvement and annual reporting.
SUPERVISION AND SERVICE
- Effectively manages the Student Ambassador Program: hire, train, develop, and supervise student
employees who represent the College and University to a variety of audiences.
- Participates in College activities, committees, and
- Participates in a minimum of one workshop/activity/training annually (as approved by supervisor) that enhances your
commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion; provides supervisor with a short report on how they will apply what they have
learned in their day-to-day work.
- Other duties, as assigned or approved.
degree from an accredited institution.
- One year of professional experience in student services or admissions in an institute of
- Demonstrated expertise in written communications, public speaking and presenting to small and large groups to
effectively convey pertinent information in an engaging manner.
- Demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice
and a pluralistic community.
- Technological proficiency utilizing computers and various software platforms, as well as demonstrated
aptitude to learn new software and applications.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position;
therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University
Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal
history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the
university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid
drivers license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy
Additional Required Qualifications
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
communication skills to develop and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and partners.
- Excellent organizational and time
- Two or more years of professional experience in admissions, college counseling, or student recruitment that
includes mentorship or supervision of students.
- Training and experience in University-level Student Information Systems (such as
BANNER) and student engagement platforms (such as Slate or other CRM).
- Experience effectively using social media.
- Experience in event planning and delivery.
- Experience advancing the success of unrepresented students and knowledge of the
systemic barriers faced by disadvantaged communities.
- Bachelors degree in forestry, natural resources, wood science or other
related field from an accredited degree program.
- Ability to work with little or no supervision.
Working Conditions /
Frequent travel and driving within the region is required; occasional travel throughout the country required as
needed.Flexibility in work schedule is required as regular early morning, evening and weekend work is required.The ability to
lift/carry/push/pull objects weighing up to 25 pounds is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
full consideration, applications must be received by 04/23/2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration
date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
Cover Letter: Discussing your related experience and skills and how you meet each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. (1-2 pages
uploaded as Cover Letter)
3) Diversity Statement: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEJI) is an important pillar of our
work in the College of Forestry and at OSU. Using specific examples, tell us about your development journey in this area. Please also tell
us how DEIJ applies to your work in this position and what actions you can commit to if you join our community. (1 page uploaded as
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses
and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills,
education, and experience.
For additional information please contact:
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and
diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members
of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others
who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
OSU is committed to the health of
our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the universitys COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please
covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSUs plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance
with the vaccination program.
OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.
position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history
check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report
convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent
upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
This position requires driving a
university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle
history check, possess and maintain a current, valid drivers license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified
and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum
qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/134778