Requisition Number STA - 201000000629
Job Title Admissions Processor
The University of North Texas System invites applications for the position of Admissions Processor.
The University - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/
The Admissions Processor works within a consolidated admissions office that provides support in the document management and application processing for both undergraduate and graduate offices. Responsibilities include the daily processing of prospective student applications into the University's student database, evaluation of official secondary and post-secondary transcripts and applying University admission criteria in determining an admission decision for the applicant. The Admissions Processor also creates, maintains and organizes student records using an imaging system and University student system software. Under the direction of the Director of Admission, the Admissions Processor assists in developing office processes and procedures to ensure work is effectively and accurately completed. The Admissions Processor may also be required to assist in the training of new staff. The Admissions Processor is a vital part of the work conducted within the Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admission and in ensuring the University's attainment of new student enrollment goals.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Provides support in application processing.
- Enters all new student applications into the University's student database.
- Determines residency status according to state regulations.
- Evaluates secondary and post-secondary academic transcripts based on University criteria.
- Determines and administers admission decisions based on University criteria.
- Trains new staff in application processing.
- Generates memos and letters to respond to or to facilitate student requests for assistance.
- Attends weekly admission staff meetings as a critical part of information sharing.
- Corresponds with Registrar's Offices at other Colleges/University's, relative to the authenticity of and verification of official transcripts.
- Accurately follows University application guidelines and state education regulations.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The successful candidate will possess a Associate's Degree and one year of office administration experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Experience with computer and internet operations required.
- Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
- Knowledge of academic systems, standards and practices (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
- Ability to analyze problems and determine appropriate solutions within a framework of general policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to work independently.
- Proficiency in MS Office.
- Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
- Previous admission experience and/or familiarity with application processes preferred
- Previous People Soft experience preferred
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.
Driving University Vehicle? No
Monday - Friday
Substitution of Experience/Education Yes
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Texas Workforce Commission
- HigherEd Jobs
- Inside Higher Ed
- Linked In
- Professional Diversity Network
- Company Website
- Job Fair
- Current Employee
- Other (Specify Below)
- Please specify source from above
(Open Ended Question)
- * What is your highest level of completed education?
- High School/GED
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Ph D
- * How many years of experience do you have in office administration?
- Less than 1
- Cover Letter
- Veteran Preference (DD-214)