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Admission Services Coordinator
Summary
Title:Admission Services Coordinator
ID:1238
Department:Admissions
Description

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Services Coordinator serves as the first face of LaGrange College to prospective students and their families, making a pleasant, professional, and personal first-impression of the college, and coordinating all aspects of a student’s campus visit to LaGrange College.  The position assists members of the office by filling a variety of administrative roles, including greeting guests of the college, answering the phone, providing general clerical support, and assisting with admission processes as directed.

 

The Coordinator supervises work study for Admissions and is responsible for the Presidential Student Ambassador activity and scheduling and is a partner in the interview and selection of the ambassadors. 

This position is responsible for the campus switchboard and for the check-in protocols for all visitors.  This includes temp checks, greeting and building access.  Overall front desk reception. 

 

Job Duties (but not limited to):

  • Scheduling campus visits and coordinating appointments with Admissions Counselors, Financial Aid Counselors, faculty, coaches, and other campus personnel to assist prospective students and their families
  • Coordinate Presidential Student Ambassador Admissions program; scheduling Ambassadors for daily tours, special tours, Preview Day and other activities
  • Maintaining the department’s records in an organized and retrievable fashion
  • Assisting with general clerical duties such as correspondence, handling telephone calls and guests, ordering of supplies and printed materials, general organization, etc.
  • Assisting with input of admission data
  • Organizing student admission folders (virtual) before admission decisions to ensure completeness
  • Assisting Director in event planning such as Preview Day and College Fair
  • Partner with Campus Life to plan and implement Orientation
  • Supervises works study students
  • Performing other duties as special projects and workflow demand.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of clerical, administrative, secretarial or office management experience; or, the equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education as approved by Human Resources.  Prior administrative experience in a college or university is preferred.

 

Must have a current, valid driver’s license


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to articulate the values and outcomes of a liberal arts institution and demonstrate a commitment to private liberal arts and sciences education
  • Excellent professionalism and commitment to customer service
  • Proficient computer skills and the ability to learn data systems used to record and maintain student and admission data
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and ability to maintain accurate records while managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong event-management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with excellent phone skills
  • Ability to serve a variety of people in a variety of settings, including both phone and face-to-face contact
  • Ability to supervise work-study students
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