This position performs various duties to support daily operations of the Graduate Admission Office. The three main responsibilities of this role are to 1) Support graduate recruitment efforts, 2) Assist graduate applicants through the various stages of the application process, and 3) Provide administrative support to the Graduate Admission Office.
Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills and abilities needed to keep abreast of trends in the field and policy changes.
Minimum four years of administrative experience of increasing responsibility preferably in an academic environment.
Demonstrated knowledge in graduate admissions processes, requirements, policies, and their relationship to other academic and administrative offices.
Demonstrated computer competency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word, and various software including Adobe: Acrobat Pro and Photoshop, Oracle Banner, CRM Recruiter, Embark, Perceptive NolijWeb, Evisions Argos, Terminal Four Site Manager; Technolutions SLATE application and admissions software.
Ability to provide competent counseling advice to prospective students, being sensitive to individual needs. Maintain confidentiality of admissions records. Prioritize, delegate and ensure completion of a variety of tasks with multiple deadlines. Maintain a personable and professional demeanor at all times.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing reports and executive summaries incorporating complex information.
Highly developed organizational and customer service skills. Must be highly motivated, self-directed, detailed and results oriented with the ability to maintain multiple projects.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.