Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Community Engagement, the Coordinator of Student Affairs and Admissions performs significant administrative functions to accomplish recruiting and admissions objectives. The incumbent coordinates efforts in student affairs to meet the academic and organizational needs of students matriculated in the School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The incumbent participates in aspects of admissions work including, but not limited to, recruitment, marketing, and evaluating candidates for the School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, as well as providing support for various student activities and maintenance of student records. The Coordinator participates in evaluation of the credentials and learning potential of applicants seeking admissions, making judgments as to whether the applicant and University represent a good match; travel locally for college visits and recruitment initiatives; student interviews; inquiry/prospect management; and correspondence. The incumbent participates in aspects of student services including collection and organization of student records, monitoring academic progress, and coordinating student services between the School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the University. In addition, the Coordinator may be asked to participate in providing student financial aid information, and review of qualifying forms for student aid.
1. Bachelor's degree required in a related field. Master's degree preferred.
2. A minimum of 2 years of related experience required.
3. Ability to analyze data and make recommendations.
4. Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
5. Proficiency with computerized data management, spreadsheet, and word processing systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Familiarity with DATATEL a plus.
6. Experience with social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc., and an understanding of how they may be applied to marketing and student affairs initiatives.
7. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required.
8. Valid driver's license, accessibility to transportation, and the ability to travel locally. Must have an acceptable driving record in accordance with the University's Motor Vehicle Policy. A MVC check will be required at the time of hire and thereafter as deemed appropriate by the University. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the MVC check.
9. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ
Hiring Manager: Chadwin Sandifer
Department: School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Florham
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