Admissions Representative - Shawnee Campus
Department: Admissions - College for Continuing Studies
Reports to: Vice President of Enrollment Management
FLSA Status: Exempt
Carry out recruiting and admissions responsibilities needed to successfully meet the needs of the potential students to the university.
Essential Job Functions:
• Evaluation of Applicants: Must be able to evaluate a prospective student’s transcripts, test scores, and essays to determine a student’s ability to be successful at the university. This may also sometimes include conducting a personal interview with the prospect to determine the student’s potential for success.
• Decision Making: Make a recommendation about the decision to admit or deny a student’s admission to the university based on the academic records of the student and any other relevant information submitted to the University for consideration of the student’s application.
• Marketing: Develop individual marketing plan for their specified recruitment based on previous recruiting efforts in the specified market areas that follows the mission of the university. As well as working to increase the awareness and knowledge of the university through contact with Catholic parishes and alumni.
• Public Relations: Represent the university at companies, college transfer programs, conferences, and other events deemed relevant to reaching the goals and mission of the university.
• Customer Relations: Be the primary point of contact for the university and its customers. Present accurate information to prospective students regarding degree requirements and program specific requirements, and financial assistance opportunities available to students. Develop communication techniques to prospects in both written and electronic formats. Be the point of contact for the university and the prospective student that may be encountered during their entire experience with St. Gregory's University. These contacts could be related to academic programs, student life, etc.
• Strategic Planning: Actively participate in both the short term and long term strategic planning for the Admissions office and the university.
• Assist in the continual evaluation of the university recruiting program making recommendations that will result in the continual growth of the university.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Experience in Higher Education preferred
• Excellent written skills
• Fluency in Spanish preferred (but not required).
• Critical Thinking skills
• Ability to use discretionary judgment
• Excellent oral communication skills
• Ability to present to small and large groups
• Computer knowledge
• Ability to solve problems
• Time management skills
• Must possess a valid driver’s license
• Ability to attend some night and weekend events required.
• Ability to travel locally, throughout state.
Physical/Mental Demands Required:
Primarily sedentary work requiring the ability to lift/carry a maximum of 25 pounds; physical requirements include frequent bending, standing, walking; continuous ability for speech communication and hearing in order to communicate with employees and the public, vision for reading, recording and interpreting information, and ability to sit for long hours at a time.
Mental demands require continuous ability for both oral and written communication; frequent problem solving and concentration; and occasional analytical ability and creativity. Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and office equipment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Last Revised: 2/8/13