Employment Opportunities

Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter

Southeastern Oklahoma State University Admissions and Recruitment Department invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter. The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions and Recruitment.

JOB SUMMARY: The recruiter is responsible for the recruitment, advisement, admission, and matriculation of prospective students to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. This position is expected to present the University in a positive and effective manner. The Admissions Counselor/University Recruiter must be able to effectively convey to a diverse constituency the features and benefits of the University.


  • Accurately process applications for admission ensuring federal, state, and university policies are followed. Evaluate required documents including transcripts, standardized test scores, and other academic records to determine admissions eligibility. Provide accurate and timely notification of admissions decisions and other information prior to, during, and after the admissions process is complete.
  • Advise prospective students by providing individualized assistance with identifying educational goals, major selection, and assessment of entry-level skills, scholarships, and financial aid planning. Correspond with students providing guidance, resources, or referrals to other university resources.
  • Recruit new and returning students to the university by providing accurate and timely information regarding admissions policies to prospective students, parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators.
  • Represent the University at high schools, community colleges, college fairs, the university, and other public functions. This includes making presentations and speaking about the university to prospective students and parents in order to achieve enrollment goals.
  • Conduct campus tours and provide knowledgeable and professional representation of the university with students during tours and campus events.
  • Advise prospective and current international students on general admission documents and processes.
  • Assist with the True Blue Ambassador Program by providing training, attending regular meetings, and assisting with any additional activities.
  • Assist with planning and executing university recruitment events, programs, and campaigns.
  • Maintain and update all social media sites used for recruitment purposes.
  • Advise the Director of Admissions and Recruitment and/or the Assistant Director on significant matters and support other members of the office in their goals and operational purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Recruitment and/or Assistant Director.
  • Some night and weekend work is required.
  • Travel is required.


  1. Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  2. Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
  3. Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
  4. Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.


REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, excellent typing skills, 10-key expertise, persistent attention to details. This position requires the execution of responsibilities with minimum direct supervision and with considerable initiative. The individual must be able to work in an environment of constant interruption. A commitment to diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse persons. Some travel required. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

PREFERRED:  Experience with POISE or other student information system. Proven ability in developing effective working relationships with students, staff, and administrators.


Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application, resume, and unofficial transcripts to:

Human Resources, Administration Building 309

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

425 W. University Blvd.

Durant, OK 74701

Or email to jmoore@se.edu

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

SE participates in E-Verify.


Southeastern Oklahoma State University, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, procedures, or programs. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination and equity policies may be directed to: Michael Davis, Director of Compliance and Safety & Title IX Coordinator, (580) 745-3090, or mdavis@se.edu, Administration Building Room 311 – 425 W. University Blvd. Durant, OK 74701.