Senior Admissions Officer

Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0755-9087
Job Family: ASR
FLSA Code: E
Score: 612


Under the general direction of a designated supervisor, develops and promotes undergraduate and/or transfer student recruitment and outreach efforts; advises and counsels prospective students on educational and career options.


  1. Assumes leadership role in promoting and enhancing University’s enrollment target.
  2. Designs and develops individual marketing and recruiting strategies and special programs to meet enrollment goals, utilizing current market and demographic data and research techniques.
  3. Advises and counsels students, parents, high school guidance counselors, University personnel, and public constituencies regarding admission and/or transfer to the University; interprets University and Admission policies and procedures.
  4. Reviews and enforces academic program requirements and enrollment restrictions for all University schools and colleges, special programs and five regional campuses.
  5. Maintains contact with other higher education institutions to exchange information about course equivalencies and credit evaluation matters.
  6. Make independent decisions on academic credentials of applicants and transferability in accordance with University-established policies and goals.
  7. Counsels prospective applicants regarding admissions requirements, academic and athletic eligibility, program options, residency requirements, course equivalencies and alternative educational choices, where appropriate.
  8. Designs and edits multi-media informational and promotional materials.
  9. Conducts informational interviews, meetings or programs designed to promote admission or higher education.
  10. May assume sole responsibility for various outreach programs, e.g., Husky Ambassadors, Peer Mentoring, Project Recruit, Middle School and Scholarships.
  11. Maintains and updates permanent admission records, catalog library and other related files, compiles official admission reports.
  12. May supervise all phases of computerized transfer credit evaluation, developing and implementing procedures as necessary.
  13. Participates in other University and state committees and advisory groups.
  14. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Master’s degree in student affairs area or Bachelor’s degree and at least two years prior admissions experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and work under pressure.
  3. Must be accurate and pay close attention to detail.
  4. Strong written and oral communications skills
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills
  6. Ability and willingness to travel extensively and work irregular and flexible hours.


  1. Ability to use on-line computer systems.

Date Created: 6/28/1985