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Graduate Enrollment Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
Classification Title Admissions Assistant
Posting Number P1800030
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL2

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Graduate Enrollment Coordinator will be responsible for recruitment of graduate students including communicating with and supporting incoming students through the application process across STEM departments and programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

You will join a new team consisting of three other enrollment professionals in the College and work directly with departments in close contact with Directors of Graduate Study to ensure that prospective graduate students are appropriately supported through the application process and matriculation.

You will work to recruit best-fit students for Master’s, PhD, and Advanced Certificate programs in the sciences and mathematics.

Ideal candidates can manage multiple competing priorities, are comfortable working in a team environment and with varied populations (i.e., prospective students, applicants, faculty, campus service units) to reach shared enrollment goals.

You will also assist in planning the Graduate Commencement Ceremony for Master’s and PhD students in the College of Arts and Sciences by helping the coordinator to develop the commencement program, script, and seating charts. In addition to the day of ceremony logistics, you will also assist other team members and academic departments with event management and coordination of outside vendors at recruitment/yield events.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
• Experience in admissions and recruitment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proficiency with various social media platforms.

Consideration will be given for related experience with preference to those who can demonstrate breadth and depth in the development and implementation of effective recruitment strategies, particularly within a large, public university setting.

Candidates should be able to assume a small amount of regional travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education or related area; experience with event planning, especially large-scale events such as graduation ceremonies are desirable; exposure to CRM functionality desired.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $39,403 - $44,000
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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Contact Information

Contact's Name David Lang
Contact's Title Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-2711

Posting Dates

Posted 02/01/2018
Deadline for Internal Applicants 02/15/2018
Deadline for External Applicants 03/17/2018
Date to be filled 03/19/2018

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What will be the highest level of education attained by the time of employment?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • J.D.
  2. * How many years of admissions and recruitment experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5+
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents