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Admissions Specialist

University of California System
Rubidoux, CA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Admissions Specialist

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 32093392 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $59,000 - $103,400

Position Information

The Admissions Specialist applies skills as a seasoned, experienced recruitment and/or admissions professional, to identify potential students, provide information, and ensure good relationships with the public and institutions and organizations involved in outreach/recruitment and/or independently reviews applications for admission, using professional judgment in determining whether an applicant meets the requirements for admission, making exceptions to admissions requirements, and taking into account a variety of requirements. Recommends improvements/modifications to the program.

Please Note: This position has multiple openings. Additionally, a presentation will be required as a part of this interview process.

The budgeted hourly/salary range for this position is $59,000 - $70,100.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Must successfully complete a background check through the University's background check agency prior to your start date, and a fingerprint check through the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigations.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


License Requirement Valid Driver's License Required


Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Must be able to pass a Department of Justice and FBI background check. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Travel Required Public Driving Record Required

Minimum Requirements

Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.

Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.

Ability to organize and set priorities that accurately reflect the importance of the job responsibilities

Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges/universities and specifically at UC, and/or specific colleges and schools.

Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.

Ability to listen, anticipate, and respond to the needs of customers to achieve excellent customer service measured by outcomes rather than activities.

Ability to effectively manage a large volume of undergraduate admission applications and multiple programs in a timely manner while maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of UC admissions practices and procedures, including undergraduate evaluations and transfer credit policies.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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