Admissions/Records Representative

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Function

The Admissions & Records Representative I position is responsible for evaluating admissibility of all undergraduate applications. This position requires high energy while operating in a fast-paced
environment with ever-changing variables. The Admissions & Records Representative I is responsible for understanding, interpreting and implementing admissions practices and policies. They are also responsible for review, interpretation and evaluation of high school and college transcripts, as well as other supporting admission application documents, including but not limited to, personal statements, application fee waivers, ECE catalog match reports, GED certificates, military transcripts and documents,
etc. for the purpose of evaluating a student’s admissibility. The Admissions & Records Representative I will perform all duties according to the highest standards of service and performance, exhibiting
professionalism, productivity, accuracy, efficiency, reliability, respect, and teamwork at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

1. Performs all duties according to the highest standards of service and performance, exhibiting professionalism, productivity, accuracy, efficiency, reliability, respect, and teamwork at all times.
2. Completes tasks and responsibilities given by supervisor within the time-frame allotted

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Any combination totaling three (3) years from the following categories:
(a) work experience involving collegiate admissions, records analysis or records management
(b) college coursework in any discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- 60 semester hours equals one year
- 90 semester hours equals two years
-120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s degree equals three years.

Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred

1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Any combination totaling three (3) years from the following categories:
(a) work experience involving collegiate admissions, records analysis or records management
(b) college coursework in any discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- 60 semester hours equals one year
- 90 semester hours equals two years
-120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s degree equals three years.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB :
1. Interpersonal skills
2. Basic knowledge or collegiate admissions, records analysis or records management
3. Oral and written communication skills
4. Reading comprehension skills
5. Written composition skills
6. Basic computer/data entry skills
7. Analytical and reasoning ability
8. Mathematical computation ability

Working Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hiring rate/range
Commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.
Posting Date
02/15/2021
Closing Date
02/22/2021
Priority Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from jobs@niu.edu and CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu. Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address, and phone numbers. The information you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO COME TO THE NIU DEKALB CAMPUS TO TAKE A STATE UNIVERSITIES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION . At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE : If you have previously tested for this classification and wish to rewrite the exam to improve your score and register position, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office by the posting deadline.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting such as driver’s license, licensures, or certifications MUST be presented at the time of examination.
  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • After testing of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • Click on Admisssion/Records Representative for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University’s benefits package.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage
Admissions
Physical Demands

Extensive computer/data entry work requiring use of hands, as well as, manual dexterity. Presence at on- and off- campus events and bringing material to these events may also be required.

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560

Is Background Check Required
Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education ( AAEOE ) at ada@niu.edu .

Clery Act Information

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Quick Link
https://employment.niu.edu/postings/55456
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * If applicable, have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veterans Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of at least 3 References
Optional Documents
  1. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  2. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  3. Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)


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