Admissions Processing Assistant (Temporary)

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Dec 23, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Admissions Processing Assistant (Temporary)

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Open Date: Dec 22, 2020
Deadline:

Description
The Graduate Architecture and Urban Design department at Pratt Institute is seeking an organized, tech-savvy, Temporary Admissions Assistant with strong analytical skills to provide support during its peak admissions processing period. This position reports to the Associate Manager for Admissions, working closely to ensure admissions applications and decisions are processed with high accuracy to meet targeted project deadlines. This position has a fixed term of late-January to mid-May 2020. The selected candidate will work remotely 35 hours per week (M-F 9am-5pm), until further notice.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Import and track incoming applications and evaluations via ApplyWeb online application system
  • Update and manage admissions database, generating queries, charts, and reports as requested
  • Active and ongoing tracking of applicant status, including taking initiative to follow up on issues needing resolution within a tight timeline
  • Review and verification of degrees, transcripts, and other application eligibility criteria
  • Generating and sending decision letters
  • Communicate and field requests from prospective students in a prompt and professional manner
  • Assisting with coordination of events and appointments for prospective students


Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of administrative experience required, preferably in an academic or cultural institution
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Experience using MS Access or similar database software
  • Ability to maintain accuracy during high demand and peak periods
  • Strong student and/or customer service skills
  • Strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills

Preferred:
  • Experience working in higher education strongly preferred
  • Experience communicating with international clients
  • Experience with/ability to do mail merges

SALARY is $25/hour and some benefits are included.


Application Instructions
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/82311

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.



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