Associate's degree in business, counseling, student services, or related field. Bachelor's degree preferred. Three years of experience in school or university counseling, admissions, registrar, payments, financial aid or equivalent would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs advanced specialist duties at The Woodlands Center. Counsels and advises prospective and current students in the areas of admissions, financial aid, registration, BearKat OneCard, and all financial transactions with the university. Serves as an expert resource for prospective and current students and parents for the following university offices: Admissions, Financial Aid, Registration, and BearKat OneCard offices.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Assist students and parents with the admissions application and completing the admissions file. Assists with the FAFSA application, completing financial aid file, satisfactory academic progress, and verifications. Helps students with registration, TSI, graduation, enrollment verification, resignations and issuing of transcripts. Assists students with processing student ID requests; requesting replacement cards and issuing temporary cards; OneAccount deposits and various other OneAccount needs; works with HigherOne to resolve student questions and concerns. Coordinates student activities and events. Maintains and updates social media for The Woodlands Center. Handles the P-card reconciliation and travel reimbursement. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 21879
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.