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Job ID 1545 Location Ellensburg Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
This position evaluates student applicants for admissibility based upon the Higher Education Coordinating Board, university policies, and the evaluation and interpretation of academic transcripts. They are responsible for the creation, maintenance, storage space and dissemination of permanent application records. They will provide customer service to the public, students, faculty, and staff in response to inquiries regarding the admissions process.
- Run admissions statistical reports and batch process reports. Merge and print letters daily with CSV data files - Open, sort, and disseminate incoming mail. Perform other office duties such as filing (including quarterly file relocation), faxing, copying, and maintaining supplies. - Responsible for providing excellent customer service to prospective and current students, their parents and the general public. - Interpret and apply policies and technical procedures regarding admissions, records, and billing receivables for student academic files. Following university policies and procedures, process prospective, pre applicant, new and former student applications for admissions utilizing institutional software. Determine admissibility through review of Admissions Index, CADR’s, GPA, and receipt of required documents. Following HECB standards, determine if core requirements have been met for all incoming applicants through evaluation of high school and college transcripts. Calculate cumulative GPA’s. Prioritize workload. Initiation and distribute appropriate correspondence daily to students. Research and respond using problem solving skills to inquiries on the phone, in person, via email, and standard mail convening the application/admissions process. Each program assistant is responsible for roughly 3,500 prospective students. - Utilizing institutional software, post online forfeiture changes to applicants for admissions deposits, in addition to making the financial adjustments for the amount of the forfeiture of deposit received to the account, remove student holds, calculate admissions indexes, matriculate; update and maintain student checklists and process daily request for term and campus location changes. - Other duties as assigned
Increasingly responsible clerical experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi task while dealing with interruptions in the workflow
Experience and/or training that demonstrates the ability to work effectively with internal and external clients and customers to identify their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems and/or satisfy their expectations by providing quality services.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office applications
Willingness and ability to process large volumes of work and prioritize work to ensure accurate and timely completion of data entry
Ability to manage workload and projects to meet pre-determined deadlines.
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Experience in Higher Education
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $1775.25/month with periodic increases up to $2290.50/month
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required.
Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: August 16, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.