The Department of Undergraduate Admissions at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Admissions Assistant position.
Posting Date: December 20, 2018
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:
Date of Appointment: On/around January 31, 2019
Description of Responsibilities:
The Admissions Assistant responsibilities include:
- supporting the recruitment of new first-year and transfer students
- creating and maintaining databases related to students’ applications; coordinating various communication follow-up programs for applicants & admits the admission decision notice process
- regular contact with prospective students and their families throughout the admissions cycle
- training staff and student workers on various computer programs and software
- assisting the Director and Associate Director in gathering data for and creating enrollment charts
- assisting the Associate Director in the process of migrating legacy system to Slate CRM
- responsible for oversight and maintenance of Enroll email account;
- other responsibilities as assigned
In addition, the Admission Assistant will be expected to possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Associate’s degree in business, office management, computer science, information technology, liberal arts or related field at time of application
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Bachelor’s degree in business, management, computer science, information technology, liberal arts or related field
- Prior experience in college admissions
- Working knowledge of Banner
- Familiarity with an admissions CRM
To Apply: Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Jennifer Carter, Search Committee Chair
Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered. Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of Department: The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is a dynamic place to work, responsible for the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of new, degree-seeking freshmen and transfers. It is comprised of a fun, hard-working, diverse team of professionals dedicated to higher education with one ultimate goal: guide students through the process of admission so they may reach their goals and live out their dreams.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/non-discrimination-policy.
In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing [email protected].
For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery): https://www.oswego.edu/police/annual-report.
SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf
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