University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Graduate Admissions Assistant

Payroll Title: UCP I
Class Code: 0111-9081
Job Family: ASR FLSA
Code: N
Score: 363

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of designated administrator, assists in carrying out the functions of the Graduate Admissions Office.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Reviews and evaluates applications and transcripts for compliance with academic standards established by the Graduate School and recommends admissibility within those criteria.
  2. Processes, edits and distributes acceptance and denial letters and notifies academic departments of action taken.
  3. Responds to written, telephone and personal inquiries for information regarding graduate admission policies, regulations, procedures and deadlines.
  4. Provides information to and assists departmental admissions committees regarding policies, regulations, procedures and criteria governing graduate school admission.
  5. Revises and edits graduate application form in cooperation with departmental admissions committees and graduate school, approves copy and makes arrangements for printing.
  6. Assists in monitoring and enforcing graduate admission regulations and deadlines.
  7. Assists in supervising, training and evaluating clerical and student staff; assists with office management, and recommends improvements in office procedures.
  8. Keeps informed regarding changes in policies, procedures and criteria governing graduate school admission.
  9. Is responsible for day-to-day operations of Graduate Admissions Office in the absence of the Director.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Experience in one or more of the following: admissions, editing and public relations.
  2. Supervisory ability.

 

Date Created: 6/28/85