Admissions Assistant (Administrative Specialist II)

UNT Dallas
Dallas, Dallas County
May 01, 2014

UNT Dallas - the first public institution of higher education in the city - offers faculty and staff the unique opportunity to help shape the character of the 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

Admissions Assistant (Administrative Specialist II)

Job Description Summary:
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Admissions Assistant. The University – the first public institution of higher education in the city – seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university, its core values (virtue, civility, reasoning, and accountability), its vision to become a highly values University that will be recognized for its distinctive interdisciplinary approaches to education, for innovative research, and for its commitment to serving Dallas, surrounding communities, and the State of Texas. For more information about the university, go to:

The Admissions Assistant is responsible for providing office and clerical support for admission application processing within the Office of Admissions & Enrollment. This position performs a limited range of office support assignments with well-defined instructions and guidelines provided by the Admissions Processing Staff and under the supervision of the Director of Admissions & Enrollment.
  • Answer the Admission Office phone line.
  • Serve as front line Admission Representative at the Enrollment Center Desk.
  • Serve students and guests who arrive at the Enrollment Center Desk with questions regarding other University functions and direct the students/guests to the appropriate resource.
  • Answer basic questions that prospective students have about the application and admission process.
  • Funnel calls from prospective students to their respective admission counselor.
  • Receive application documents that prospective students deliver to the Enrollment Center Desk.
  • Assist with processing admission office correspondence with prospective students (mail and email)
  • Enter prospective student data into the Client Relations Management database
  • Attend undergraduate admission staff meetings as required
  • Assist with Recruitment, Admission and Orientation events as needed
  • Perform other assignments as needed
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent and two years of general office or clerical experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of general office procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to the area of assignment.
  • Skill in making mathematical calculations and computations.
  • Ability to keep complex records; to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Knowledge of safe working procedures related to work performed.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a university admission department or similar department.
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010
  • Ability to prepare detailed documents without error
  • Skilled at effective time management
  • Experience working effectively in a culturally diverse environment
Physical Demands:
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 20 pounds.

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Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 students to 2300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas, already among the most diverse universities in the nation, accepted its first freshman class in Fall 2010. For more information about the university, go to

University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE