Admissions Specialist

Position Details

Posting Number AS169P Position Title Admissions Specialist Contract Length 12 months Class Summary

Within a centralized admissions office, Admissions Specialist process student applications, advises potential students on admissions requirements and options, evaluates transcripts, and perform college administrative and clerical activities when needed.

Candidates Eligible to Apply Internal/External Position Type Non-Exempt Staff Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Type Regular
Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Equivalent to graduation from high school AND two (2) years of general clerical or office support experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Associate degree in a related field AND two (2) years’ experience in a Higher Education Admissions, recruitment or similar office.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

Exceptional customer service skills;
The use of specified computer applications involving the management of databases or spreadsheet files and the development of special report formats;
Complex or technical office practices and procedures; record keeping practices;
Applicable regulations, policies and statutes;
Making accurate arithmetic calculations;
Performing technical, specialized, complex, difficult or basic technical office support work;
Operating standard office equipment; reading and explaining rules, policies and procedures;
Compiling and summarizing information and preparing periodic or special reports;
Organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines;
Communication, interpersonal skills as related to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Experience with Colleague Datatel.

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Job Duties

Welcomes prospective students throughout the admission process by answering student inquiries and helping them complete and submit the required Admissions documents.

In coordination with the Director of Admissions/Registrar, develop innovative communication strategies, to reach out to prospective students and keeping students informed and connected to COM .

Maintain the target metrics by converting prospective students into confirmed admits and achieve clearly outlined performance goals.

Evaluates transcripts, processes name changes and updates other academic and demographic information on students in electronic files on computer.

Performs difficult, complex technical and/or specialized office support work, which requires the exercise of independent judgment, the application of technical skills and knowledge of detailed or specialized activities related to Admissions and Records.

Enters, edits and retrieves data and prepares periodic or special reports, using a computer system and following established formats and menus.

Researches and assembles information from a variety of sources for the completion of forms or the preparation of reports; makes arithmetic or statistical calculations.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Minimum Salary Range $31,685 Mid Point Salary Range . Maximum Salary Range $39,606 Posting Open Date 08/19/2020 Posting Close Date Posting Will Be Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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  1. Do you have experience working in a community college?
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  2. What is your Philosophy for serving students?

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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