Admissions Coordinator Job Description

An admissions coordinator oversees the entire admissions process.

They determine admissions criteria and review applications for admission.

They organize special programs, such as tours, interviews, or specialized activities.

They maintain records and statistics, working with administrative and support staff.

Admissions coordinators also perform additional duties that may include recruiting, interviewing, or advising students.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Admissions Coordinator who can help us manage our incoming applications and ensure that our admissions process runs smoothly. The Admissions Coordinator will be responsible for communicating with applicants, reviewing applications, and coordinating with other members of the admissions team. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and able to work well under pressure. If you are interested in joining our team and helping us shape the future of our admissions process, please submit your application today.

Admissions Coordinator Duties:

  • Manage and oversee admissions processes
  • Assist with, and nurture, successful applicants during the school year
  • Work with and collaborate with the Educational Director and school site staff, admissions committees, and board members
  • Continuously work with all parents, students, teachers, and guests to ensure a positive experience

Admissions Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Manage approximately 120+ students through enrollment process
  • Work closely with Director of Admissions, academic advisors, and student services representatives to ensure students receive quality care and their academic needs are met
  • Enroll new students by handling phone calls and in-person visits, using My.Walden University website, and answering general questions
  • Provide guidance and ensure timely completion of all admissions-related forms, including financial aid, housing, and enrollment deposit, to facilitate timely registration
  • Track enrollment numbers and review trends to identify opportunities
  • Coordinate and implement marketing events and initiatives
  • Assist with department-related responsibilities including making travel arrangements and managing department storage
  • Perform other duties as assigned*

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience working with students
  • Knowledge of recruitment, admissions, and enrollment processes
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain recruitment, admissions, and enrollment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with

"At [Company Name], we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and inclusion, and are committed to building a team that reflects these values. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities."