Student Admissions Counselor II

Orlando, Florida
May 24, 2023
Jul 23, 2023

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

The Opportunity:

UCF's Office of Undergraduate Admissions seek a Student Admissions Counselor II to join their team! Under the direction of the Director for Strategic Recruitment and External Relations, this position is responsible for assisting in the overall operation of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

UCF has a limited remote work arrangement policy, contingent upon work assignments and performance of the employee.


  • Works with the team that oversees the enrollment and marketing plan for the university including the recruitment, application review, territory management, and travel for a specific territory or target market.

  • Assists in the planning, organizing and implementation of recruitment activities directly related to targeted groups, including but not limited to Decision Days, Open Houses, college fairs and high school visits both face-to-face and virtual.

  • Represents the university at public and private high school/college visitations (including conferring with college counselors and student groups), college nights and panel presentations to parents, students and other constituent populations.

  • Reviews and evaluates admission applications and academic credentials. Computes high school and college grade point averages for applicants in compliance with the State of Florida and university admissions standards. Renders admissions decisions on these applications. Maintains accurate enrollment figures of targeted groups for university information and assists in providing annual reports.

  • Works closely with on-campus offices and departments that impact the recruitment of students to ensure admissions and enrollment processes are followed and information is conveyed in order to meet university enrollment goals.

  • Performs other administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Director and Director for Strategic Recruitment and External Relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's and 2+ years of relevant experience or Masters degree and 0+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with high achievers and other target populations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills.

  • A strong sense of initiative and creativity.

  • Previous experience in admissions.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, click here to go to the UCF Employee Benefits page.

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.



Student Success and Well-Being (SSWB) - Admissions

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm
Occasional weekends and overnight travel required.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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