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Admissions Officer

University of Bridgeport
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Bridgeport is seeking candidates for the position of Admissions Officer. This position recruits prospective students, facilitates admission requirements and provides support and guidance to prospective students throughout the enrollment process. This position will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Facilitates all enrollment activities for students pursuing enrollment into the University.
  • Assesses student need, and presents information as to why and how the University may benefit a student’s personal, academic and professional goals.
  • Conducts student interviews and acts as liaison with cooperating departments while offering extensive student service and support.
  • Provides appropriate follow up and follow through with prospective students from point of inquiry through enrollment.
  • Collects all necessary documents and paperwork toward enrollment including applications, transcripts, and immunization records.
  • Presents information on the process to apply for Financial Aid, schedules financial aid appointments and acts as the primary liaison to the Financial Aid Office.
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Extensive high touch customer service skills
  • Communication and active listening skills
  • Collaborative skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of all University academic programs, policies and procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office and SonisWeb
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 months of experience in admissions in a post-secondary educational environment or sales and customer service experience.
Special Requirements :
  • Valid Driver’s license and insured vehicle
  • Some nights & weekends required
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Outdoor Weather Conditions X Work with fumes or airborne particles X Work near moving mechanical parts X Risk of electrical shock X Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Standing X Walking X Sitting X Talking & Hearing X Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X Climbing or balancing X Bending, pulling, pushing X Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 75 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X Over 100 pounds X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

X Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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