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Admissions Representative (Spanish Fluency)

Employer
Avila University
Location
Raytown, MO
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Position - Admissions Representative

Summary:

The admissions representative is responsible for essential admission functions for students in an assigned territory at Avila University including document review, communication around admissions decisions, and data updating. An ideal candidate will have experience in admissions or pre-licensure programs at the university level and be fluent in Spanish.

Responsibilities:
  • Daily review status of all new applicants and inquiries for assigned territory.
  • After receipt of application materials, determines and informs students of acceptance.
  • Meets with prospective Avila students and their families individually and in groups to discuss the admissions process, answer questions and provide campus tours. Majority of these duties will be communicated in Spanish.
  • Communicate with academic advisor regarding appointments and any relevant information. Ensure communication with financial aid and business office are available and happening for students.
  • Facilitate recruitment events and participate in events organized by partners.
  • Cultivate relationships with existing partners and maintain open communication regarding application materials and student progress.
  • Act as an advocate for online student concerns on campus.
  • Performs other site and position specific functions, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to occasionally work non-standard and varied working hours
  • Self-motived, enthusiastic and goal oriented
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Experience working in admissions office as student worker or full time or work with pre-licensure programs preferred
  • Experience in Slate CRM or comfort with technology and data preferred
  • Experience as a non-traditional/online college student preferred

Successful candidates should be committed to contributing to a climate that supports a diverse student body, serves first-generation college students, multilingual learners, and contributions to equity and social justice through their work.

Benefits:

This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits. Avila University's comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, employee assistance program, retirement benefits and health insurance.

The Community:

Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities. Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Additional Employment Information:

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran's status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Avila University requires the successful completion of a background check as a condition of employment.

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