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Graduate Programs Coordinator

Emporia State University
Emporia, Kansas (US)
$42,915 - $44,000 annually based on experience or additional qualifications.
Date posted
Mar 1, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Emporia State University is looking for a highly motivated individual to serve as a Graduate Programs Coordinator. This position is responsible for recruiting, reviewing applications, advising, enrollment analysis, and support for all graduate programs in the School of Business.


  • Serve as a primary resource and champion for the graduate students in the School
  • Screen applications and accumulate metrics for the program in relation to potential applicants
  • Advise students about degree requirements, course selection, and academic policies
  • Maintain student records and monitor academic progress and performance of advisees
  • Promote graduate business programs via activities such as graduate and job fairs and build relationships with other universities
  • Maintain and update orientation and contact with/knowledge of student support services to help students connect to valuable resources
  • Work closely with the University’s graduate, international education and distance education offices in supporting the graduate student population in the School of Business
  • Prepare reports, including statistical summaries of student data, etc.
  • Counsel undergraduate students especially with respect to their preparation for graduate programs
  • Assist the Associate Dean in creating opportunities for faculty and students to engage in meaningful activities that support the teaching and learning process


Minimum Qualifications Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, with a preference in business or a closely related field
  • Excellent written grammar skills
  • Excellent electronic and face-to-face communication
  • Proficiency with the use of technology such as databases, MS Office (especially excel), and Outlook e-mail/calendar

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master of Business Administration, preferably from an AACSB accredited university
  • Sales skills and making presentations to a group or one-on-one
  • Experience in higher education, advising, or counseling, and an understanding of higher education academic and administrative policies and procedures
  • Experience in advising distance students
  • Knowledge of the OnBase, Banner, Degree Works, & Cognos computer systems


  • Salary:  $42,915 - $44,000 annually based on experience or additional qualifications.
  • Emporia State University offers a generous benefit package. Find out more about our health benefits, retirement options, paid time off, dependent and spouse tuition waiver program, and many other benefits at this link.


To apply, upload a letter of application, resume, and at least three (3) references here

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

A background check and official transcripts are required prior to hire.


For more information

Jose Pavon

HR Professional

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.


Emporia State University.

Founded in 1861, Emporia State University began as Kansas State Normal School, as teacher’s college. Today, ESU’s Teachers College is one of only four post-secondary institutions in the United States to be identified as an Exemplary Model Teacher Education program in a national study of teacher education programs.

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