Admissions Event and Project Coordinator

DESCRIPTION OF JOB

Edgewood College Undergraduate Admissions Office seeks a full-time employee to serve as the first point of contact (by phone, email, or campus visit) for all students, but primarily prospective undergraduate students and their families. The Admissions Event and Project Coordinator will schedule and plan individualized and group campus visits and organize the logistics for all on and off campus visit days and special events. The incumbent will also be responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision, and evaluation of student employees and student ambassadors. Additionally, the Admissions Event and Project Coordinator will plan, organize, and administer the day-to-day business and operations of the undergraduate Admissions office in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute various on and off campus visitation programs and events including but not limited to tours, meetings with faculty, athletics, overnight visits, high school travel, etc.
  • Hire, train, and supervise a team of student workers and student ambassadors.
  • Manage office correspondences, collect and sort mail, answer calls, and schedule college visit appointments.
  • Coordinate campus wide communications on behalf of the Admissions Office to facilitate campus recruiting activities.
  • Support Admissions counselors in developing and maintaining relationships with prospective students.
  • Arrange room reservations and catering for all Admissions programming and events.
  • Manage registration process for campus events and track data of all visitors.
  • Give campus tours and Admissions presentations as needed.
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service for all visitors of the Admissions Office.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience in Admissions and Enrollment Management.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience in Admissions and Enrollment Management.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and contribute as a member of the Admissions team.
  • Self-directed in developing and completing projects, campus visit plans, etc.
  • Ability to work fluctuating and irregular hours including nights and weekend.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak in public to large and small groups.

Specialized Technology Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with Jenzabar Client Management System, InfoMaker, and Feith Document Database.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.


To apply: Send a letter of application, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College

Human Resources – AEPC

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711

E-mail: humanresources@edgewood.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer