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Admissions Representative

North Dakota University System
Wahpeton, ND
Closing date
May 4, 2024

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POSITION: Admission Representative

LOCATION: NDSCS - Wahpeton, North Dakota

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time, 12-month, benefited position

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Anyone eligible to work in the United States

JOB SUMMARY: The Admission Representative coordinates and serves as the primary point of contact for NDSCS student recruitment and outreach activities at the Wahpeton campus and the surrounding region. This position requires an outgoing, articulate individual to build and maintain strong relationships with prospective students and families, high school counselors, school districts, career centers, and other stakeholders.

Through large and small group presentations and participation in recruitment events, this position will provide detailed information about academic opportunities, the admissions process, and all aspects of college life at NDSCS. This position requires some overnight travel and flexibility in work hours. This position may support other duties within Enrollment Services as needed.


NDSCS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the College - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following the date of hire. Other benefits include basic life insurance, annual and sick leave, retirement plan, tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount, and employee assistance program. Optional benefits include life, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

SALARY: $40,000 - $45,000 commensurate with education and experience

Required Competencies
  • Must support the mission, vision, and values of NDSCS.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Associate degree or two years' experience in education, marketing, communication, business, public relations, or counseling.
  • Must be motivated, self-directed, and able to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Must be committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Must be outgoing and articulate with the ability to present information to small and large groups.
  • Must be able to travel and have a flexible schedule when needed.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in recruitment, college admissions, student services, or a closely related area.
  • Bachelor of arts degree in education, marketing, communication, business, public relations, or counseling.
  • Knowledge of student development and college experiences.
  • Strong presentation skills for motivational and informational presentations.

How To Apply


SCREENING BEGINS: Immediately - for full consideration, applications should be received as soon as possible.

BACKGROUND CHECK: NDSCS requires a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to official offer of the position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: To be considered, interested candidates must submit an NDSCS employment application. A resume and cover letter may also be required in certain positions. Official transcripts must be made available upon request. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the qualifications and responsibilities listed as this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Only applicants who appear best qualified based on this review will be invited for a personal interview. The submission of all required materials by the screening date is the responsibility of the applicant.

NDSCS employment application and questionnaire available at:

Additional Information

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: This position is subject to North Dakota Veterans' Preference requirements and follows NDUS Policy 601.0 Veterans' Preference. An NBG 22 or DD-214 must be provided if claiming veterans' preference. If claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months must also be submitted.

OPEN RECORDS: Pursuant to N.D.C.C. Section 44-04-18, except as otherwise specifically provided by law, all records of NDSCS are public records, open and accessible for inspection during regular office hours. NDSCS shall comply with public records laws and will not disclose information which is considered exempt under the public records laws.

REASONABLE ACCOMODATION: NDSCS is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact NDSCS Human Resources at 701-671-2903 or

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: NDSCS does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, gender identity/expression, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic original, mental or physical disability, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial or parental status, status as a U.S. veteran/service member, or participation in lawful activity off the employer's premises during nonworking hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business related interests of the employer.

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