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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Graduate Programs Office of WashU Olin Business School at the Danforth Campus.
Under administrative direction, the Application File Reviewer will work as an effective, professional, and productive team member of the Graduate Enrollment Management team to reach established enrollment goals and objectives. This position provides a holistic evaluation for a minimum of 100 applications per week for the graduate programs at Olin. The Application File Review position monitors the application systems, enters data into the appropriate systems and implements admissions policies for all graduate business programs as needed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage an estimated 100 files per week via an online secure site.
Utilize information provided in trainings, on-line, in meetings and other training resources to inform admission recommendations.
Reviews all application materials in a detail oriented, holistic and informed manner.
Consults with admission, recruitment, reporting and other stakeholders as needed when reading more complex applications.
Responsible for entering recommendations for completed reviews into the online site on a daily/weekly basis.
Accountable for a thorough understanding of policies, procedures, enrollment goals, guidelines and will utilize this information along with professional judgement when making recommendations.
Reporting & General Responsibilities:
Queries and Generates reports as needed.
Identifies and evaluates efficiencies of systems/process and makes recommendations and suggested enhancements to its functionality.
Provides general information and interacts with a wide range of internal constituents in a courteous, proficient, service oriented and professional manner.
Maintains a general working knowledge of all Olin Graduate programs and application requirements.
Participates in weekly staff meetings, individual and other meetings as needed.
Undertakes all assignments and duties at the request and under the direction of the Associate Director of Admission.
Computer Operating Systems Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain facility with computer operating systems pertaining to admissions for purposes of efficient and concise record keeping and generation of communication and reports.
Establish expertise in University operating systems.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Three years of office/clerical experience which includes one year in a directly related function.
Strong Customer service or communications, including analyzing and interpreting data and information.
Effective written and verbal communications skills.
Highly efficient and skilled at Microsoft Office and managing CRM/database systems.
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple database systems.
Ability to work on a team.
Higher education experience in recruitment, counseling, admission, etc.
Experience in information research and analysis.
Familiarity with counseling, human relations, education and undergraduate/graduate education.
Knowledge of international education institutions ability to evaluate international transcripts.
The hiring range for this position is $17.48 - $22.29 per hour.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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