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Admissions Event Coordinator

Kansas City University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

The Kansas City University Admissions Office is seeking an individual for its open full-time Admission Event Coordinator position to assist with the execution of various events and help to promote the University as a viable educational institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate on and off campus events for Admissions Office
  • Design and execute the interview day, campus visit and other admission event experiences
  • Collaborate with facilities, security, student services and caterers to ensure all details for admission events are covered
  • Effectively and accurately ensure appropriate arrangement and training for interview team
  • Work directly with faculty and staff to ensure that the institution has enough interviewers needed for each interview day
  • Create and implement the communication plan for communicating with all individuals about the upcoming interview day, campus visit and other admission events
  • Serve as the Office of Admissions lead on event days, ensuring the office staff know exactly what roles they will play and when and where they need to be
  • Effectively oversees the lifecycle of the student interview process and ensures that the assessment of applicants is provided to the Admissions Committee.
  • Assists in responding to prospective student inquiries and needs including answering phones, responding to emails and providing information as needed.
  • Assist with general office support
  • Represent department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives or the organization
  • Work under general supervisions

Supportive Functions:

  • Other administrative tasks
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives and systems
  • Actively participate in team and University meetings


  • Associates degree required, Bachelors degree preferred
  • One year event planning experience required
  • One year customer service experience required
  • Two plus years experience in a college admissions office preferred
  • Must have experience answering the phone in a professional environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and a self-starter
  • Ability to be flexible and able to shift priorities as demands change
  • Able to work in a team environment and interact closely with team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and a strong working knowledge of databases

Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

Annual Security Report

KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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