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Admissions Specialist I

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Job Details

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-09
Req: R-039485
Job Title

Admissions Specialist I

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Office Of The Registrar

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

The Admissions Specialist I, under general supervision, provides customer service to students, faculty, and staff through various means of communication. Offers information regarding University services and information including admissions, academics, registration procedures, advising services, residency, transcripts, academic programs, and financial aid.

This is a temporary position expected to start as soon as possible and continue for a period of 2 months from the date of hire.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides customer service to students, faculty, and staff who phone in and email inquiries.

  • Prepares and maintains database with information sent to prospective students and ensures that follow up contact is made with students who have expressed interest in the University.

  • Maintains database of inbound and outbound call communication results to prospective students regarding applying for admission and registration.

  • Guides, directs, answers questions, and resolves problems of students seeking financial aid program information and forms.

  • Guides and helps students applying for admission, financial aid, and registering via the internet.

  • Works off-campus providing information and distributing forms related to registration.

  • Verifies enrollment status of current and previous students.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • No prior experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Other Requirements:
Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Travel required.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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