Administrative and Office Specialist III

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Admissions Advisor position will provide administrative and clerical support to the VCAN program.  This position will handle all written correspondence, phone calls, and emails for VCANThis position will assist with the advising, coordinating and planning of various programs and activities to enhance the Admissions Office outreach of the VCAN program; this position will be the first point of contact for students and parents; position will answer questions and provide information regarding the VCAN program; position will provide services and advisement that will aid new students in their transition to the university; position will assist with class registration and financial aid for incoming freshmen and returning students; position will update electronic files in a student-based information system; position will assist in the development of the strategic enrollment plan as well as recruitment marketing and communication strategic initiatives; and this position will be responsible for enrolling 300 new VCAN students every fall semester.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience is required. The successful candidate must have knowledge and experience using on-line databases/student information systems; must have demonstrated ability to compose and edit written correspondence and reports; must have the ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures; must have considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures; must have demonstrated experience maintaining physical and electronic files; must have ability to establish priorities and have excellent multi-tasking skills; must have excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; must be proficient with using computers, including word processing, presentation, and browser-based software applications, e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook;  and must have ability to work independently to perform multiple assignments with little or no supervision.    

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Prior work experience using a Customer Relation Manager (CRM) system; and work experience in admissions or student affairs is preferred. 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

Virginia State University only accepts applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Resumes do not substitute for a completed online application. Faxed, e-mailed, or mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Visit https://virginajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online application. 

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete criminal history background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.  

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Position Number

01034

Working Title

Admissions Advisor-VCAN

Position Location

Office of Admissions

Pay Band

3

Salary Range

$27,004 - $40,000

Date Posted

04/05/2021

Closing

04/09/2021