The UMKC School of Medicine Council on Selection is looking for an Admissions Coordinator to coordinate and support activities related to the School of Medicine graduate and medical admissions processes and procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate and assist with the daily operation of the admissions application processes for School of Medicine programs, adhering to the holistic review process.
Interpret policy regarding admissions; formulate and implement operating procedures for such policies.
Coordinate procedures related to the processing of admissions applications for the School of Medicine including the application processing for the Master in Health Professions Education, Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research, Interdisciplinary PhD, and any other School of Medicine programs.
Develop effective processes in order to effectively and efficiently process student applications.
Oversee data entry and transcript processing for all School of Medicine programs including Master in Health Professions Education, Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research, Interdisciplinary PhD, Master of Science in Anesthesia, Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant, four-year MD, six-year accelerated BA/MD.
Oversee all data entry necessary for tracking targeted applicant information.
Oversee the application processes for School of Medicine Scholars Programs including MSA Scholars, PA Scholars, and Medical Scholars.
Maintain the accuracy and confidentiality of applicant files.
Assist with the planning and coordination of all School of Medicine interview days, including the evaluation of interview days for success.
Plan and coordinate communication efforts with applicants to respective programs, including communication through mail, email, phone, and face-to-face contact.
Provide presentations and individual appointments for prospective students.
Respond to inquiries about the academic programs.
Provide office support including phone and email coverage and communication.
Advise admissions applicants; provide counsel for rejected applicants.
Provide professional staff support to departmental and/or school admissions committees and related committees on an as needed basis.
Track metrics and prepare reports for faculty, university administration, or other constituencies concerning admissions statistics.
Interface with various campus officials concerning student admissions.
Complete special projects as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
A Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling Psychology, Public Relations, Marketing, or related fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
A Master's in Higher Education, one of the above fields, or a related field is preferred.
Six months to one year experience in Admissions or Higher Education is preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, benefit-eligible
$16.92 - $17.85/hour
June 16, 2019
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
Some travel required. Some evening and weekend work required.
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