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Admissions Specialist

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Work type: Hourly (Full Time)
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Marion, IN
Categories: Admissions/Recruiting/Enrollment

Job Title: Admissions Specialist

Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director, Admissions and Graduation

Unit: National & Global

Department: N&G Student Experience

Campus Location: Marion's NGM Building or Indianapolis Education Center (96th/Keystone)

Summary of Position:    The Admissions Specialist will verify, review and 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 all transfer work into student information system 
  • Coordinate with enrollment areas on application requirements, 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 
  • Work with academic advising staff to solve credit transfer questions 

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

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


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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