000338Position Classification Title:
Administrative Support SpecFunctional Title:
Administrative Support Specialist (Journey)Position Type:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and recruiting potential applicants for admission as traditional first-time freshmen, transfers, and nontraditional adults; collecting and evaluating credentials; making decisions regarding individuals’ candidacies for admission to UNCG; and positively affecting admitted students decisions to matriculate to UNCG.Position Summary:
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions serves as a major public relations arm of the institution and helps to shape a positive image of the University through its interaction with parents, prospective students, high school and college counselors, alumni, and other external agencies.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions communicates to the public the academic, programmatic, and developmental offerings that UNCG provides for its students. Through its activities, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions supports the University’s enrollment goals as they pertain to new traditional and nontraditional undergraduates.
The position evaluates students’ academic credentials and makes admission recommendations based on the minimum UNCG System criteria. Creates applicant records for incoming freshmen, transfer, second degree, and returning UNCG students. The position enters applications, credentials, test scores, and other academic information into the Customer Relationship Management software.Minimum Qualifications:
Processes applications that are received from various electronic sources. Explains policies and procedures regarding the application and enrollment process to prospective students, parents, high school, and college counselors.
Completes independently, special projects requiring the use of professional judgment. Maintains effective relationships with others in order to support communication and teamwork.
This position has limited face-to-face interaction with the public. Primary responsibilities are performed from our Admissions Processing Operations Office.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY AND ONE YEAR OF RELATED OFFICE EXPERIENCE; OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE.Alternate Option:
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
$34,916 to $38,396Org #-Department:
Undergraduate Admissions - 10202Work Hours of Position:
8 A.M - 5 P.M., M-FNumber of Months per Year:
Secretarial and ClericalCareer Banded Title:
Administrative Support SpecOpen Date:
Non-ExemptSalary Grade Equivalency:
Providing Policy or Procedural Information to StudentsEssential Tasks:
- Assists students in completing admission applications (paper or electronic).
- Reviews applications to determine if UNC System Minimum Course Requirements are met (10,000+ annually).
- Reviews residency information to determine classification for tuition purposes, which requires expertise and specialized knowledge in evaluating required documents for applicants born abroad.
- Explains policy and procedures related to admissions to the University.
- Analyzes data provided by applicants, recognizes omissions and inconsistencies, and makes critical evaluations regarding applicant’s safety/disciplinary issues.
- Uses independent judgment when interpreting admissions policy for applicants, prospective students, and counselors.
- Uses discretion to protect the confidentiality of student records when making admissions decisions.
Using Technology, Software, and Equipment to View, Enter, Modify, or Copy DataEssential Tasks:
- Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge of entering and evaluating data in the admissions Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
- Demonstrates expertise and specialized knowledge in indexing and linking documents to students’ files.
- Knowledge of and ability to extract data from the admissions CRM such as data integrity reports.
- Constantly accesses the admissions CRM and UNCG Student Information System (SIS) to provide services to prospective students, parents, counselors, faculty, and staff.
Providing Customer ServiceEssential Tasks:
- Independently resolves customer problems by reliance on extensive specialized knowledge of the Undergraduate Admissions application process, analytical skill, and research of University policies.
- Proactively refers students, parents, and counselors to appropriate resources (other campus offices) as necessary.
- Probes for details in order to assist applicants with problems related to online applications and/or electronic services.
Compiling, Drafting, and Writing Letters or DocumentsEssential Tasks:
- Composes and disseminates, in multiple formats, written correspondence for a variety of purposes without review, to prospective students and parents regarding the application and enrollment process.
Other dutiesEssential Tasks:
- Participates in required recruitment events.
- Performs other duties as directed.
Knowledge - ProgramCompetency Description:
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the area of specialization, the program, process, and/or organizational operation. May be the content/process resource. Competency Level:
Information/Records AdministrationCompetency Description:
Coordinates varied records processing activities requiring the application and some interpretation of agency procedures, policies, laws, and regulations. Reviews information for completeness and accuracy using multiple guidelines. Competency Level:
Office TechnologyCompetency Description:
Uses one or more software programs, information systems, and specialized equipment to access, input, and verify standard information. Competency Level:
Problem SolvingCompetency Description:
Recognizes, defines, and resolves non-standard problems using operating procedures, research, practices, and established precedents. Resolves recurring issues and problems as well as some unique situations. Anticipates problems and develops recommendations for management resolution.Competency Level:
Communication - VerbalCompetency Description:
Presents ideas in a clear, concise, organized manner. Explains and interprets programs, policies, and procedures to meet the specific needs of staff and clients. Advises program staff/clients in all matters related to program operations. Competency Level:
Communication - WrittenCompetency Description:
Composes and organizes ideas logically, works in multiple formats such as letters, memos, reports, or presentations, and can change/adjust style to meet the needs of the program and audience. Reviews sensitive materials and edits content constructively.Competency Level:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Sitting - C, Walking - OWork Environment:
Inside - F, Outside - O