Admissions Coordinator

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Classification:Student Services Technician 3
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The Office of Admissions is looking for an organized, responsive student service professional to join our team! This position primarily reviews and processes applications for admission to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.


20FUNCTION #2: COMMUNICATIONS Serve as a primary resource for all things admissions. Assist students, faculty and staff via phone, email and in person. Troubleshoot problems, answer questions and provide direction within the guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Act as a liaison to the various academic departments and assist administrative personnel with the review of graduate application materials. Work with recruitment to coach prospective applicants through the admission process. Assist in the office phone queue to answer general questions pertaining to admission, scheduling, registration, graduation and transfer credit.Essential
25FUNCTION #3: PROJECTS, TRAINING AND UPGRADES Assist leadership to develop and implement strategies for process improvement. Research solutions and bring new ideas to the table. Take part in regular system testing for upgrades and make recommendations for improvements. Lead regular semester and annual clean-up projects. Assist with the training of new student assistants, staff members and academic department personnel.Essential
55FUNCTION #1: REVIEW AND PROCESS APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION Independently determine decisions for admission by evaluating transcripts, test scores, and supplemental documents. Incoming applications will be divided among three admission coordinators by applicant type; each coordinator will be responsible for the admission of their applicant type. In addition to decisions, file review may include document authentication, international credit conversion, GPA recalculation, residency approval and determining scholarship eligibility.Essential

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is accepting applications for the position of Admissions Coordinator. This position independently determines decisions for admission by evaluating transcripts, test scores and supplemental documents. The Admissions Coordinator will serve on a team of three that processes all incoming applications for admission to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This position provides guidance and assistance campus-wide for admissions questions - ranging from application processing to transcripts and test scores. The Office of Admissions is dedicated to improving accessibility to higher education by advocating for and empowering students to find success through an innovative, equitable, and inclusive admissions and transitions process. We promote a college going culture through strategic recruitment and communication, community outreach, responsive processing, and an engaging orientation.

Required Experience:

Two years of experience in education, business or a related field. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typical Education or Training:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submission of a cover letter, resume and three professional references are required as part of the application process.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to:

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

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