VMI is accepting applications for a full-time Enrollment Services Assistant in the Office of Admissions.
The individual selected will serve as the Enrollment Services Assistant to the Director of Admissions. This individual will be responsible for a myriad of activities including but not limited to: preparing correspondence and reports; all budget related activities; regular communication with incomplete applicants; daily admissions reports; scheduling of personal interviews and events; responding to or disseminating questions from prospective cadets; providing support for admissions Open House Programs; greeting visitors; answering phone calls and providing logistical support for a variety of admissions activities.
Professionalism and excellent customer service skills are imperative because this individual serves as the first staff member many prospective cadets and parents come in contact with in the admissions office. He/She must be able to work in an environment with many interruptions, have the skills and disposition to multi-task and always present a positive image of VMI and the admissions office.
Applicants should enjoy working and interacting with people and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants should also have proven ability to conduct mail merges, use computer software packages along with extensive expertise and proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and significant administrative office experience.
Prior experience in an academic environment and familiarity with State of Virginia (EVA) procurement policies is desirable.
Prefer applicants with some college level coursework.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.