Admissions Receptionist

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


Reporting to the Director of Admissions Operations, the Admission Receptionist provides support and serves the needs of the Enrollment Management Department by performing a variety of administrative tasks and duties.


  • Provide front desk support with phone and email coverage to our prospective students and their families and assist them with frequently asked questions.
  • Prepare room, confirm appropriate set up and technology is in place and put out snacks and coffee.
  • Receive, sort and distribute mail daily.
  • Serve as a liaison for the admission counselors and provide assistance with various projects when needed.
  • Assist with various tasks and duties related to both undergraduate and graduate admissions events. This includes using our admissions CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software in assisting with the registration process of tours and other on campus Admissions events.
  • Manage room reservations and booking space for Admission events.
  • Assisting with overseeing the student Ambassador staff when needed.


Additional projects and team responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Admission Operations.


  • Strong customer service skills
  • High school diploma required
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, with a positive work attitude, and a high regard for diplomacy, loyalty, confidentiality and punctuality.
  • Excellent computer and word processing skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management software) skills a plus.
  • Analytical reasoning skills and a strong commitment to detail.
  • Must possess the ability to handle stress in a busy office environment.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of an office team.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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