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Admissions Officer

Functional Title: Admissions Officer
Classification: Salary position - exempt
Division: Enrollment Management
Department: Admissions
Reports To: Vice President for Enrollment Management

Primary Function: Plan and direct documentation material efforts

Major Duties:

  • Determine eligibility status of applicants.
  • Confirm import and process of application information into Campus Nexus.
  • Train and supervise a student worker(s).
  • Assist with inquiry coding and inputting.
  • Determine documentation required for applicants to become “complete,” mail the requirements to the individuals in a “lack letter.”
  • Checking for data entry accuracy and keeping duplicate records to a minimum.
  • Perform maintenance and administrative functions to
    Campus Nexus as needed and working with the IT Department when Campus Nexus is upgraded and with problem resolution.
  • Serve as the Admissions Set Flow Administrator for Campus Nexus.
  • Maintain historical files on applicants.
  • Organize admissions committee documentation for appeals.
  • Provide reports to the Admissions Office personnel when needed
  • Perform data cleanup and analysis ongoing.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office programs and database management experience.
  • Provide a meticulous level of review on all admissions documentation to ensure necessary qualifications are met by all applicants.
  • Working knowledge of an office environment, policies and procedures. Knowledge of basic math.
  • Working knowledge of computers, databases, and the use of a CRM. Knowledge of the admission lifecycle, processes, requirements, Campus Nexus, and familiarity with financial aid and social media desired.
  • Be a team player who looks for ways to continuously improve the department effectiveness.
  • Effectively organize and handle multiple priorities in a busy environment, to meet established deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively, and in the spirit of remarkable service, with the College community, internal and external constituents.
  • Analytical and detail oriented.
  • Effectively monitor and train student workers.
  • Three to five years administrative experience, in an educational institution and related to admission.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of admissions criteria and financial aid procedures. 
  • Work closely with other university personnel to ensure acceptance of the best quality students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner.
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong typing skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Physical Requirements: 

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Must be ambulatory around campus and in buildings.
  • Required to regularly sit and stand.
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
  • Required to lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 25+lbs.