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Admissions Assistant

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 5, 2024

Job Description:

Student Success and Well-Being - Office of Undergraduate Admissions:The Office of Undergraduate Admissions supports the university in meeting its strategic enrollment goals and fulfilling the UCF Strategic Plan. It is responsible for coordinating the identification, recruitment, admission and enrollment of all undergraduate, first-time-in-college, transfer, non-degree, dual enrollment, early admission and non-Florida public institution transient students. The office leverages the UCF brand to market, communicate and engage with broadly diverse, talented and academically qualified students who will enrich our community and achieve academic and personal excellence.The Opportunity:UCF's Student Success and Well-Being Office of Undergraduate Admissions is now accepting applications for an Admissions Assistant. This position has the total responsibility of providing excellent customer service. The staff in these positions are cross-trained so that they learn various responsibilities within the Admissions Assistant position in this department.Responsibilities:

  • Independently reviews and verifies college transcripts, CLEP, Advanced Placement, IB, AICE, military and international evaluation credit to determine transferability to the university.
  • Maintains full knowledge of, and stays current with, university policies regarding transfer credit, including various articulation agreements in effect.
  • Inputs and or verifies all transfer credit through ICT and in Student Information System. This information feeds to the student's audit and is used in the advisement of new and current students.
  • Tracks first term students with incomplete files and manually or electronically requests required information as necessary.
  • Finalizes admission status of incoming students with complete files, verifying classification and ensuring that students have met admission contingencies.
  • Places manual holds and authorizes the release of holds for registration and release of grades/transcripts.
  • Answers a moderate volume of telephone inquiries.
  • Responds to internal and external customers regarding transfer credit.
  • Evaluates academic credentials and renders admission decisions as appropriate.
  • Directly trains OPS/CWS staff assigned to this particular area.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include duties from other Admissions Assistant job descriptions.
    Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience pursuant to Fla. Stat. 112.219. Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a higher education environment, preferably in undergraduate admissions.
    • Familiarity with college and high school transcripts.
    • Familiarity with undergraduate academic levels and credentials.
      Special Instructions to the Applicants:If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, your salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety. In addition, please upload your most up-to-date resume and be sure it includes your entire work history.Are you ready to unleash YOUR potential? As a next-generation public research university and Forbes-ranked top employer in Florida, we are a community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to create broader prosperity and help shape a better future. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role at one of the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses, engaging in impactful work that makes a positive difference. Your time at UCF will provide you with many meaningful opportunities to grow, you'll work alongside talented colleagues on complex projects that will challenge you and help you gain new skills, and you'll have countless rewarding experiences that go well beyond a paycheck.Working at UCF has its perks! UCF offers:

      • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
      • Paid time off, including annual and sick time off and paid holidays
      • Retirement savings options
      • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
      • Education assistance
      • Flexible work environment
      • And more...For more benefits information, view the UCF Employee Benefits Guide .
        Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.#LI_ONSITEDepartmentStudent Success and Well-Being (SSWB) - Undergraduate AdmissionsWork ScheduleMonday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Occasional Saturdays and evenings requiredType of AppointmentRegularExpected Salary$13.92 to NegotiableJob Posting End Date05-03-2024-12-00-AMVeteran's Preference: Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdfEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets. Click on UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement to view the President's Statement.The UCF affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office of Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Keywords: University of Central Florida, Orlando , Admissions Assistant, Other , Orlando, Florida

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