Admissions Coordinator, CPS

George Washington University - Ashburn, VA4.0

GW’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) designs programs with the requirements of adult learners and working professionals in mind. CPS offers undergraduate and graduate programs that address the competency requirements of adults working in emerging and rapidly changing professions. CPS programs draw from multiple academic disciplines and are delivered in flexible formats: face-to-face, online, or a blend of both. By combining university faculty experts with accomplished practitioners, CPS is a catalyst for academic innovation, constructing credentials for the workforce that uphold the university’s rigorous standards of academic excellence and respond to the needs of today’s professionals.
CPS is searching for a full-time Admissions Coordinator to ensure that all aspects of the admissions process run smoothly within assigned programs for prospective/incoming students. This position will report to the Director of Admissions for CPS. This position provides customer service to candidates and manages the prospective student relationship from the prospect stage through enrollment stage. The core responsibilities of this role are typically to answer routine inquiries over the phone, online, and in person, to provide information to prospective students on basic academic program offerings and admission requirements, to process, review for completeness, and track new applications, to maintain data in systems, to prepare for and participate in admissions events that represent the Admissions function, like interview days and visits, and to maintain schedules.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
Preliminary assessment of an applicant’s academic transcripts, qualifications, and other required documents to ensure that university and program guidelines/standards are maintained, and to determine eligibility for admissions.
Communicating with other university offices such as the offices of financial assistance, registrar, student services, deans, marketing and recruitment, and international services to ensure coordinated and comprehensive services to applicants and admitted students.
Researching and resolving unusual or complex admissions issues by consulting with the Director of Admissions and other university officials as appropriate.
Advising international applicants of the admissions process. Preparing I-20s and other documentation for international applicants as required.
Referring decisions for admissions or denial to support staff to produce appropriate correspondence based on recommendation of program contact or admissions committee.
Performing other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent attention to detail.

Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

Team player with strong collaborative skills.

Proficient customer service and telephone skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Proficient inTargetX/Salesforce, Banner, and Microsoft Office Suite and/or ability to learn new systems quickly are preferred.

Bachelors degree preferred.

Typical Hiring Range $17.49 - $22.77 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
Campus Location: Ashburn, Virginia
College/School/Department: College of Professional Studies (CPS)
Family Enrollment Services
Sub-Family Admissions
Stream Service and Support
Level Level 2
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:30
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Telework: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: S008157
Job Open Date: 04/05/2019
Job Close Date: 05/05/2019
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.