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Admissions Representative - Regional

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting *before* you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process. Required documentation includes all of the items listed below. 1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications and preferred qualifications. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. 2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, skills, and education. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume. 3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Admissions Representative - Regional
Posting Number 2018007EP

Position Information

Classification Title Admissions Representative
Working Title Admissions Representative - Regional
Classification Code 1343
RCW Exemption Criteria 13 - Counseling of Students
EWU Position Number E99441
CUPA Code No Match
FLSA Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit PSE
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range PS - 101
Salary Information

$29,089 – $41,344

Anticipated Start Date April 2, 2018
Term of Appointment Through August 2, 2020
Location
County
Project Description

LOCUS OF POSITION

The locus of operation will be a home office located within the assigned recruitment territory. The University will provide necessary office equipment and a state vehicle for University related travel. This position will be based in Benton, Franklin or Walla Walla counties in Washington State.

Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Saundra Godin
Responsible HR User Email address sgodin@ewu.edu

Posting Text

Job Summary

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Admissions Rep-Regional

  • The Admissions Representative-Regional position is a non-renewable appointment, budgeted through August 2, 2020.

The Admissions Representative assists the Admissions office in conducting recruitment in the central part of Washington, specifically for Grant, Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Yakima counties, as well as Asotin, Garfield, Whitman, Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, and Klickitat counties. The candidate will be expected to work from a home-based office within the territory which will be specifically Benton, Franklin or Walla Walla counties. Duties include visiting high schools, attending college fairs, conducting outreach events to prospective students, guidance and career counselors, alumni, parent groups, and other constituents, and conducting special events.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.

This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. The successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at sgodin@ewu.edu to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Position will require extensive sitting and walking; selected candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 25lbs involving recruiting materials.

Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment

None anticipated

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Previous work experience in admissions, recruitment, student advising, student activities, marketing, leadership development, or sales.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to participate in evening and weekend events and multi-day recruitment trips, which will require a valid Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Computer skills to include: Microsoft Office Suite; proficient user of laptop computer, projector, and cell phone.
  • Position will require extensive sitting and walking; selected candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 25lbs involving recruiting materials.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Communications, Business, Public Administration or related field(s),
  • Knowledge of SCT Banner (or equivalent),
  • Knowledge of customer relationship management systems,
  • Knowledge in planning and executing events,
  • Knowledge of Eastern Washington University.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of an integrated team.
  • Commitment to inclusion and diversity.
Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule

8am-5pm, Monday-Friday (40 hours/week), plus frequent evening and weekend hours for events related to student visitations and recruitment. Position will be expected to travel frequently.

Posting Date 02/05/2018
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 02/26/2018
Screening to Begin March 5, 2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications and preferred qualifications. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.

2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, skills, and education. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.

3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions

Application Types Accepted Application

Job Duties

% of Time 70
Responsibility / Duty
  • Travel to represent the University and support recruiting efforts;
  • Conduct recruitment visits to high schools, community colleges, community organizations and other recruitment venues;
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with guidance counselors, community organizations and agencies, and other key influencers;
  • Maintain contact with prospective students, school personnel, families, etc. and make referrals as necessary given the specific needs of students;
  • Advise prospective students, school personnel and families on processes/policies relating to application, admissions, financial aid, and academics;
  • Perform outreach activities; participate in events; serve as university liaison; disseminate university information;
  • Assist with recruitment events including the information sessions and visits;
  • Document and report regular monthly contacts and activities;
  • Maintain regular applicants;
  • Produce follow-up reports regarding recruitment activities and future plans, or other topics as requested.
Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 30
Responsibility / Duty

Support project management and record management operations within the Office of Admissions:

  • Ensure accurate tracking of prospects through database entry and tracking;
  • Advise students and key influencers on admission and financial aid status and processes;
  • Evaluate new student applications adhering to university admissions policies;
Essential Function Indicator Yes

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form
  2. Other Document #1
  3. Other Document #2