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College of Health and Human Services
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 pm
Hours per Week
Months per Year
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching
its educational environment and culture through the diversity of
its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing
inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of
its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative
Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse
groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of
diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive
Purpose of Position
This position is to support the evaluation and admission of
students applying to Northern Kentucky University, College of
Health and Human Services, as well as the administrative support
needs associated with accelerated online programs which continue to
experience dramatic growth for the college and new programs being
added to the academic portfolio. This position is critical to
supporting the college infrastructure to meet the academic demands
accompanying this growth. This position is a vital component to
making the College of Health & Human Services ( CHHS ) operate
efficiently and effectively.
- Admissions processing for academic programs in CHHS : Maintain
departmental tracking spreadsheets in Excel (on shared K Drive) to
determine the number of applicants, progress in the admission
process, the status of admission, and compliance with departmental
admission requirements. Close attention to detail, organizational
skills, time management, confidentiality, and the ability to
prioritize are essential.
- Work closely with the college admissions team to ensure all
applications are processed in a timely manner and changes in
admission procedures are clearly communicated to internal and
external stakeholders, as well as applicants.
- Serve as a primary contact for prospective students
communicating via phone and email regarding the admissions process
- Communicate and collaborate with faculty, staff, and external
offices (Office of Graduate Education, Office of Admission, Office
of University Registrar) on a regular basis via email and
- Create and maintain communication from CHHS to new applicants
and admits through the admissions process.
- Work closely with CHHS advising team to provide a seamless
transition from admission to advising for new students.
- Assist with the execution of enrollment strategic planning,
including management of wait lists.
High school diploma with a minimum of 2 years of experience
required, preferably in a professional or higher education
Computer skills, with proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word,
The position requires good time management, interpersonal, and
communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change
quickly and to work with little supervision.
Also, requires excellent data skills, keen attention to detail, and
a very high accuracy rate.
Application review begins immediately.
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
Posting Detail Information
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply
- * What is the highest level of education attained?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application