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Admissions Specialist-Office of Admissions
Summary
Title:Admissions Specialist-Office of Admissions
ID:1081
Department:David A. Clarke School of Law
Location:Van Ness
Description

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: open to public

Position Status:
full-time, regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/10

Salary Range:   $50,769 - $52,730 ($24.40 - $ 25.35 hourly)

Closing Date: open until filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The incumbent serves as an admission specialist, responsible for performing a variety of administrative assistant tasks in and for the Office of Admission, including representing the School of Law at on-and off-campus student recruiting events.      
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  1. Provides accurate and timely support services to the Assistant Dean of Admission and Assistant Director of Admission.
  2. Represents the law school at public events internally, locally and in the region as needed.
  3. Counsels candidates for admission on the admission process and provide information on application requirements.
  4. Provides follow-up communication with prospective candidates met at recruiting events
  5. Assists in placing print advertisements and contacting minority and social justice-related student groups and organizations.
  6. Contacts the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) regarding applicant processes, as needed. 
  7. Responds to admission inquiries via telephone, email, and from walk-ins.
  8. Processes full-time, part-time, transfer, and visiting student applications and other admission documentation using ACES software program.
  9. Processes non-degree applications.
  10. Prepares Dean's letters, decision and scholarship letters using ACES, when required.
  11. Processes application and seat deposit fees and posts fee amounts in ACES as needed.
  12. Manages and organizes filing and mailing systems in office.
  13. Mails admission materials to prospective and admitted applicants.
  14. Prepares admission materials for bulk mailing to recruiting events and LSAC Law School Forums throughout the year.
  15. Assists in the planning of student outreach and recruitment activities.
  16. Organizes material for student recruitment events, including Law Day Programs, Orientation packages for admitted students and other student outreach initiatives.
  17. Assists in supervising and maintaining time and attendance for work-study students.

Required Qualifications
 

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  2. Two years administrative support experience.
  3. Admissions experience preferred


Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSCME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University's EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.

 

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