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Admissions and Registration Specialist

Miami Dade College
Hialeah Campus

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Job Title: Admissions and Registration Specialist
Location: Hialeah Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1003509
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)




$17.63 - $22.03


Admissions and Registration Services

Reports To

Director of Admissions and Registration Services

Closing Date

August 28, 2022

FLSA Status


First Review Date

July 6, 2022

Job Summary

The position performs clerical duties for an administrative department and provides guidance to clerical staff. The admissions and registration specialist also provides advanced support to the administration in the delivery of admissions, registration, and records functions with the student information system.

Duties & Responsibilities
    Provides guidance and trains full and part-time personnel, as well as student assistants, in the delivery of Admissions & Registration ServicesAssists students and public in the interpretation and explanation of college policy, procedures, state rules, and statutesHandles all transactions related to academic records management including quality control, problem solving, research, and auditMeets with students, customers, or co-workers referred from subordinate or other areas that are experiencing problems or need to express complaints; works towards problem solving and customer satisfaction/understanding in a professional, friendly mannerTroubleshoots and assists students with problems or questions about online admission, web registration, MyMDC Account management, Internet resources for student information, and printing of their schedulesProcesses and has oversight responsibilities for the dual enrollment processProcesses and has oversight responsibilities for the transient student admissions process Reviews the authenticity of documentation and equivalency into credit programs. This includes immigration documents, foreign and domestic credentials, and documents to support residency-for-tuition-purposesOversees and certifies student eligibility for Florida Residency classification based on Florida State laws
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
    Associates of Arts degree in related field from a two-year College or technical school and three to four (3-4) years of experience in related clerical work; or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Required to work overtime during peak registration period, which will include evenings and/or weekends.
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of the principles of office management, practices, procedures, equipment, and operational requirements of the departmentKnowledge of college procedures including student admissions and registrationKnowledge of word processing and computer software including: Excel, Microsoft Word, and WindowsKnowledge of business English, spelling, accounting, record keeping and organizational responsibilities.Excellent computer skillsExcellent communication and customer service skillsAbility to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinates
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manualsAbility to write routine reports and correspondenceAbility to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situationsAbility to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situationsAbility to work with user communities of diverse backgrounds and skill levels
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

Preferences Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority for this job vacancy. In addition, they may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements outlined in this job vacancy.

Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.


Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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