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Admissions Specialist (Part-time)

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Work type: Hourly, Part-Time
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support

Job Title: Admissions Specialist (Part-time)

Reporting Relationship: Coordinator, Graduation and Prior Learning Assessment

Unit: National & Global

Department: N&G Student Experience

Campus Location: NGM Building

Summary of Position:    The Admissions Specialist will evaluate application materials for National & Global Education programs in order to determine admission status as well as post acceptance admission file maintenance and updates.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate all applicant files for admission. Have proficient knowledge of all National & Global programs in order to determine student eligibility into individual programs.
    • Enter admissions data for applicants into the university student information system
    • Calculate an overall grade point average for student applicants
    • Review applicants work experience for admission to the program
    • Determine general education deficiencies for undergraduate students
    • Determine transferable credits
  • Evaluate military service training 
  • Evaluate assessed learning credit for potential transfer 
  • Prepare student evaluation forms and all communication with students regarding acceptance 
  • Determine provisional acceptances 
  • Enter all transfer work into system 
  • Process change of program applications – re-evaluate student files under current requirements of intended program 
  • Evaluate transcripts post-acceptance to determine potential additional transfer credit 
  • Coordinate with enrollment areas on acceptance issues and current student status 
  • Prepare student evaluations on all applicants and ensure the continued accuracy of the evaluation throughout the length of the program 
  • Process files that need to go to the Admission Review Committees or for school review 
  • Work with academic advising staff to solve credit transfer questions
  • Work with other schools to obtain and clarify needed information to determine acceptance status and transferability of credit 
  • Prepare personal admission report of all activity each day
  • Prepare and process admissions communication for students through National & Global CRM 
  • Coordinate and distribute daily and monthly admissions decisions master reports 
  • Prepare all admission materials for document imaging system 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • High School Diploma


  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set and reset priorities in a fast-paced, multi-task work environment
  • Ability to attend to details with a high level of accuracy
  • Sensitivity for managing confidential information
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Analytical thinking skills relating to complicated transcript evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Computer data entry skills


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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