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Admissions Specialist

Missouri State Job Bank Kansas City, MO
  • Expired: November 21, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Information CAREER OPPORTUNITY NUMBER 19-159 POSITION TITLE: Admissions Specialist LOCATION Maple Woods POSITION TYPE: Full-Time CLASS CATEGORY Classified Staff JOB OPEN DATE 11/15/2019 JOB CLOSE DATE 11/29/2019 OPEN UNTIL FILLED No INITIAL SCREEN DATE: 12/04/2019 MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS: Associate s degree. Bachelor s degree with related experience preferred. Two 2 years of experience in recruitment, admissions, marketing, or related area. Minimum qualifications can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS WHO POSSESS: Evidence of strong interpersonal communication skills Evidence of public speaking and presentation skills Experience working with diverse populations Evidence of event planning and promotion Experience working with students in a customer service environment Knowledge of technology used to support recruitment and admission initiatives Experience in a college or university setting Bilingual preferred WORK HOURS Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs. COMPENSATION The annual salary is $45,501. A competitive benefit package is included. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Cover letter and resume are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration. Interviews will be conducted by a search committee. CLASS SUMMARY This is the first level in the Admissions Advising series. Incumbents execute campus recruitment plan including off-campus recruitment, event planning, campus visit program, targeting special populations, and other outreach activities to promote enrollment in the district colleges. Major duties and responsibilities include: planning and organizing recruitment events such as college fairs, high school visits and presentations, campus visits and tours, and ambassador program; assisting prospective students with general admissions questions such as application process and financial aid; and maintaining contact with prospective students and high school counselors. EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLED TYPICAL ESSENTIAL DUTIES Plans and organizes recruitment events, to include college fairs, high school visits and presentations, campus visits and tours, and ambassador programs; work may involve scheduling events, setting up booths, contacting program participants and other relevant parties, coordinating logistics, and compiling program content. Provides assistance to prospective students and others by answering questions related to the general admissions process and other relevant information. Coordinates with prospective students, staff, high school counselors, and other internal and external personnel, departments, and agencies, to maintain effective working relations, and facilitate departmental and program operations. Supervises students, to include recruiting, selecting, and training students; preparing work schedules; and monitoring work activities, to ensure that work is performed in compliance with applicable standards, policies, and procedures. Prepares, maintains, and updates contact lists, communications materials, logs, and other documentation; work may also involve maintaining and updating databases and online systems to record information. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. KNOWLEDGE Public speaking principles and practices; Event planning principles; Admission processes and requirements; Customer service principles; Training principles; Recordkeeping principles; Computers and related software applications. SKILLS * Coord

Missouri State Job Bank


Kansas City, MO
64106 USA