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Admissions Representative

JOB SUMMARY
The Admissions Representative is responsible for advising prospective students for admission to LECOM and for the collection / processing of all application documents and materials.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Respond to various communication inquiries regarding the admissions process;
Assist with processing all applications and matriculation fees;
Assist in the processing various, AACOMAS, AADSAS, PharmCAS, MMS, and School of Health Services Administration application information, supplemental applications and supporting documentation;
Coordinate collecting of information for the students in the LECOM Early Acceptance Program (EAP). This includes collecting official SAT and/or ACT scores; verifying official transcripts and printing, saving and organizing documents prior to matriculation at LECOM
Coordinate and update written agreement between LECOM and undergraduate institutions
Act as the Admission Coordinator of the Masters programs based in Erie (M.M.S., M.S.B.S., MsMED., Ph.D., etc.);
Prepare and present virtual presentations to colleges and universities to exhibit LECOM programs;
Respond to inquiries regarding the EAP and/or Masters programs;
Assist College of Medicine personnel with incoming class coordination and special events;
Update various applicant files and notify students of application status;
Assist with the planning and implementation of on-campus events related to admissions: On-Campus Day, LECOM events, orientation and the like;
Schedule and conduct campus tours;
Participate in the Applicant Interview process, including greeting applicants, assisting with presentations, etc.;
Assist Admissions Committee on recording of decisions and informing applicants of post interview decisions;
Assist in processing all applications for the Institutional Programs;
Keep current accurate records of accepted applicants entering in new class including all demographics;
Participate in various annual college events: Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, Hospital Day, On-Campus Day, Orientation and Open Houses;
Support Admissions Representatives in all Programs;
Assist incoming students with Matriculation Packet, and assure its completion;
Serve as back up support to College Receptionist, on an as needed basis;
Serve as Student Affairs support service for enrolled students;
Contribute to overall student success and participate in student events, including, but not limited to, White Coat Ceremony and Commencement;
Contribute directly to the Mission of LECOM embodying the essence of Osteopathic Principles and Practices by assisting with Institutional fundraising and participating in the LECOM Scholarship Auction;
Be a representative of LECOM by being actively involved in the community, including, but not limited to, serving on Boards, participating in community fundraisers and overall outreach (with approval of Administration during working hours); and
Other duties as required / needed to maintain an efficient and effective Department.
EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled


Job Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Must have excellent writing, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management and general administration;
Ability to communicate effectively;
Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
Must exhibit flexibility and be able to perform successfully when challenged by changing workflow priorities;
Must have excellent customer service skills;
Must be able to gain and maintain confidence and cooperation of faculty, administration, and students;
Must be proficient in the use of personal computers, audio/visual equipment, computer programs, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet access; fax machine; photocopier; telephone; other office equipment;
Be able to be flexible to accept other duties needed/assigned for the Institution’s needs;
The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations;
The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM;
The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in a respectful and cooperative manner;
Strong communications skills are essential as well as computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint and excel) and accurate data entry skills;
Excellence organizational skills must be accurate and attentive to detail;
Must be trained and certified on the Institutional Data System, Jenzabar. Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite; and
General knowledge of or ability to learn Medical / Pharmacy / Dental Terminology and prior student interaction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience equivalent to: a high school degree or equivalent required. Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one (1) year employment experience at a postsecondary educational institution preferred.

Salary range: $14 - $16 per hour

Application deadline: 6/30/2022

Please apply at https://lecom.edu/jobs/


LECOM offers competitive work conditions, wages and benefits.

The Nonprofit Partnership's offices at The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Transformational Philanthropy are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Phone 814.240.2490
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