Admissions Assistant

Indiana University
June 5, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type




Department Information

The Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI prepares students to address the issues of modern society in ways that more traditional schools overlook.

Founded in 1972, the O'Neill School was the first school to combine public management, policy, and administration with the environmental sciences. It remains the largest public policy and environmental studies school of its kind in the United States, with programs on both the IUPUI and IU Bloomington campuses.

Job Summary

The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will assist in the recruitment efforts and admissions-related initiatives that serve to advance the undergraduate and graduate enrollment goals for the Indianapolis campus. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Enrollment Management and Diversity Initiatives, the Recruiter will be guided by strategic goals that are in alignment with the recruitment and enrollment needs of the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. This position focuses on the entire prospective student pipeline.

Promote undergraduate and graduate programs to prospective students by maximizing outreach to potential students through traditional means (high school visits, employer visits, open houses, meeting with high school counselors, teachers or administrators) and non-traditional means (social media, targeted advertising).

Maintain a system with which to remain in contact and to report outcomes of communications with prospective students, high schools, community groups, and organizations.

Develop recruitment initiatives for undergraduate programs in collaboration with the IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Actively participate in School and campus recruitment programs.

Collaborate with O'Neill Advisors and faculty to maintain current program knowledge as well as training and knowledge of university- and campus-wide systems used for admission and recruitment.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and four years of office or related experience.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Highly thorough and dependable. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree. Experience in marketing or a related area. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently, under limited supervision and as part of a team. Attention to detail and accuracy. Use discretion and independent judgment and provide complex solutions. Knowledge of guidelines pertaining to higher education and admissions. Job knowledge, credibility, collaboration, and problem solving.

Valid driver's license (Ability to pass the IU Motor Vehicles Record Check).

Working Conditions / Demands

Individual must be able to maintain travel inventory that includes moving boxes of materials and setting up for various programs. Requires some sedentary work. Prolonged use of a computer and other equipment. Ability to travel. Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Admissions & Recruitment

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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