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Student Services Counselor - Admissions

BGSU Office of Human Resources
Bowling Green, OH Full-time
Posted on August 30, 2019

Position Summary:  Under administrative direction and general supervision, provides counseling and referral services for prospective and newly admitted students via telephone and email; Serves as a processor of applications and credentials.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Counsels prospective students, parents and general public regarding procedures and requirements to gain University admission, primarily by phone and email. 
  • Assists students with applications and official documents required for admission evaluation.
  • Provides information and referrals regarding programs and services at BGSU.
  • Maintains records, files and computerized applicant tracking system on prospective and newly admitted students.
  • Processes applications for admission. Codes applications, makes file folders, checks transcript drawers, places labels on files and applications, and prepares applications for loading.
  • Determines missing application information and follows up with applicant
  • Coordinates application workflow and activities; provides instruction and training for student staff.
  • Phone responsibilities; acts as first point of contact to departments and prospective students.
  • Covers front desk as needed.

This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Competencies

  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of basic reading skills
  • Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written
  • Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
  • Ability to work in changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
  • Knowledge of computer skills, such as MS Office, presentations, spreadsheets and/or database entry/query
  • Ability to query, run reports and modify data in financial systems
  • Ability to access and maintain document imaging systems, including scanning and filing documents
  • Ability to operate computers and peripheral equipment such as printers
  • Ability to draft office correspondence




Minimum Qualifications


  • Six months related experience


  • High school diploma or GED required.


Full-time classified staff position.  Pay Grade 25/$15.03.  Full benefit package available.


Deadline to apply:  September 13, 2019


To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.