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Administrative Assistant II - Admissions

Grinnell College
50112, Grinnell (US)
$18-$20 per hour with benefits
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

Job Details


Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #11 on the U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. 

Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values of belonging within our community and the communities we engage. To achieve this, we strive to establish a workforce of talented individuals who embody the diversity of the communities we serve. Grinnell College strongly encourages talented women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented within their profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected class to apply. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies.



Grinnell College is currently seeking an energetic, motivated, and well-organized Administrative Assistant II for the Admissions department. The Administrative Assistant II is a member of the admission operations team and works with the administrative database functions and computer operations to support the Office of Admission. The position serves as the lead processor of international student application materials and aids with domestic application processing as needed. This role assists prospective students, parents, and school counselors by phone and email as they work through the process of completing an admission application. The Administrative Assistant II reports to the Admission Data & Operations Administrator and works closely with the Director of International Admission.



  • Provide support for administrative database functions and computer operations. Supports the international student application process. Back up to Front Desk Receptionist Cross train and other clerical duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) Three years or more relative work experience Commitment to the College’s articulated mission and core values Champions diversity, equity, and inclusion Highest level of confidentiality maintained. Strong command of the Microsoft Office suite applications, Teams, and WebEx Detailed oriented and well organized. Excellent written and oral communications skill, including grammar and spelling.

Preferred qualifications

  • Proven communicator with the ability to effectively utilize various modes of communication. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities, frequent interruptions, and exercise independent judgment.


Grinnell College

Founded in 1846, we’re a private, coed, residential liberal arts and sciences college located in Grinnell, Iowa. Our community embraces intellectual journeys of all kinds, and provides the individualized guidance to dive deeper, define new directions, and follow their passions across the world. We call ourselves Grinnellians.

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