Office of Admission and Recruitment




Admissions Counselor-Recruiter


Appointment Conditions:


Full-Time (12 Months)




Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:


Open Until Filled


Job Description:


Travels to various locations and schools in order to recruit prospective students and report on accordingly; conducts follow-up on recruitment contacts; assists in campus tours for prospective students; assists with answering and directing telephone calls; helps counsel students who telephone or come to the office seeking specific information; assists in the planning and conducting of high school and community college day and other functions regarding recruitment; prepares and keeps records on all school visits, the number of applications received from the schools, and the number of accepted applicants; aid students with problems during registration; processes new-freshman applicants, including the applications that you bring in and the mailed in applications, (according to the processing procedures) and key in data into the banner system; generates reports and files on first-time entering students; contact prospective incoming freshmen on a weekly basis to keep them informed of admissions status and to show concern for them in an effort to secure a commitment; assists with other office functions which would provide for the ongoing smooth operation of the office at the discretion of the director. 

Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred; two years of work experience preferred; must have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to work and communicate effectively with a diverse university community and non-university community; ability to understand University procedures, curricular offerings, options, placement and job facts; ability to relate information effectively to prospective students and families; ability to travel to secondary schools and community colleges. 


Application Deadline:


Open Until Filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941


Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer