GPS Undergrad Admissions Specialist (part-time/temporary)

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Work type: Staff Part Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Grad & Professional Studies
Categories: Admissions/Enrollment/Student Recruitment, Administrative & Office Support, Administrative/Office Support

General Summary of Position:

The UG GPS admissions team is seeking a part-time admissions specialist. This role is vital to supporting the needs of the UG admissions team through various administrative tasks, customer service, and student support. A strong desire to provide top-tier customer service is a must.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; answering phones, processing paperwork related to student applications, processing course registrations for non-matriculated students, entering transfer credit information, answering emails, and updating and maintaining student records.

New employees will be trained to gain a working knowledge of our Student Information System (SiS) and our available student services.  They will also work with UMASS Lowell faculty, students, and staff and will handle confidential information.

Seeking a candidate that has outstanding phone and email etiquette and the ability to answer questions in a professional and timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • HS diploma or GED/equivalent required, background in customer support
  • Preference for those with previous higher education experience
  • Must be proficient in MS office

Special instructions to applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants is received.

This is an on-campus, temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position – 18 hours per week. The GPS office is open from
8:30am - 8:00pm M-Th and 8:30am - 5:00pm Fri.  The ideal candidate will be available to work at least one shift each week
until 8:00pm.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.