ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4587Working TitleADMISSIONS SPECIALISTNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentSchool of Medicine / Student AffairsFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job

Processes all undergraduate students’ enrollment applications and documents in a timely and accurate way using university guidelines for admissions. Provides high-level administrative skills to the undergraduate admissions process.

Description of Duties

•Processes student applications and documents, which involves verifying large amounts of data for accuracy and completeness in a timely manner.
•Using established policy, evaluates college course credit and records.
•Responds to student and faculty inquiries in a timely and professional manner, communicating important information about the application status and admissions process as needed.
•Imports application data from external database into the university student information system.
•Investigates, locates and matches admissions applications with other application documents, such as transcripts and test scores.
•Processes international student admissions applications following strict university and government guidelines; prepares documentation needed by the International Admissions Office to complete the visa process.
•Determines work priorities, handles multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously, and meets changing priorities and deadlines.
•Establishes a high level of integrity and ethical behavior in dealing with confidential information.
•Researches and confirms applicant residency status.
•Applies knowledge of admissions and university procedures in everyday work situations while utilizing independent judgment.
•Supports team members and other departments when needed.
•Complies with all University and state rules and regulations.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned support staff.

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education

Associate’s degree.

Licenses/Certifications

None.

Required Experience

•Three (3) years of administrative work experience related to job duties, in records management and/or performing related duties in an admissions office setting; or,
•One (1) year of stated work experience with 60 college credit hours or an Associate’s degree.

Preferred Experience

N/A

Equipment

Use of standard office equipment. Ability to become proficient in student information systems and other software.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.

Other

Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff and have high attention to detail. Excellent customer service skills.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date08/17/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/25431Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing / Publication Sample
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. Reference Letter 1
  7. Reference Letter 2
  8. Reference Letter 3
  9. Multi Media
  10. Certifications and Licenses
  11. Training Certificates
  12. Other Document
  13. List of 3 References
  14. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  15. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  16. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  17. Letter of Interest
  18. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  19. Additional Document

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