The Admission Specialist supports the
university’s mission by conducting a thorough and timely review of
all incoming and returning student applications and rendering an
admittance decision. The Admission Specialist is responsible for
collecting and processing official and unofficial transcripts,
processing any relevant student application materials, and
enrolling the student into the university. This individual must
possess the ability to thrive in an extremely dynamic work
environment while consistently applying critical thinking and
professional judgment while serving a diverse student population.
This position will report directly to the Supervisor of Admission
OUR MISSION & VALUES
Colorado State University Global is committed to advancing student
academic and professional success in a global society, by providing
access to dynamic education characterized by excellence, innovative
delivery technologies, industry relevance, and strong stakeholder
engagement. We set the standard for quality and innovation in
higher education because of our core values. Our values make an
Innovative Thinking: We
identify opportunities to facilitate student and CSU Global success
through the execution of transformative industry methods and
progressive solutions that are effective, efficient, and
Mission Focused: We drive
student success in a global society through education, services,
guidance, and experience.
We are a learning organization that is always evolving and are
committed to the professional development of our faculty, staff,
Accountability: We take
ownership of performance across all levels and functions of the
organization creating an excellent stakeholder experience.
Care: We engage with care
in all that we do, creating an inclusive environment to ensure that
we are treating each person as an individual and respecting the
needs and wants of staff, faculty, and students.
Teamwork: We don't just
talk about teamwork; we exhibit it in the way that we interact,
collaborate, consult each other, resolve issues, and respect each
ESSENTIAL DUTIES &
• Reviews and evaluates new and returning student applications to
determine admissibility for certificate, undergraduate, and
graduate programs based on University policies and processes.
• Reviews and renders admissions decisions for students.
• Ensures all documents related to admissions process are managed,
maintained, and on file in accordance with departmental deadlines
and procedures. This includes: document management, transcript
processing, and other admissions processes.
• Conduct or facilitate program specific eligibility reviews to
determine eligibility into graduate programs.
• Collaborates with faculty as needed.
• Identify provisional students accurately for the Admissions
• Participate in a weekly review of Admission Committee student
• Assist with managing the department inbox.
• Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
• Strong Verbal and Written Communication — Communicating
effectively in writing or verbally to convey information
effectively and meet the needs of the appropriate audience.
• Attention to Detail – Strong ability to achieve accuracy when
accomplishing a task at a high volume.
• Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific
goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your
• Time Management - Managing one's own time.
• Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and
reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and
• Database User Interface – Comfortability using technology and is
adaptable to quickly learning new software.
• Teamwork – Ability to work well with others. This includes
ability to communicate, actively listen and being accountable to
• Enter data into computer using software
applications for data entry and word processing.
• Proficient with e-mail and cloud-based document systems (e.g.,
Google & Microsoft applications).
• Proficient with standard word processing, spreadsheet, and
This position requires the individual to be available to come
on-campus up to twice per week in our location in Aurora,
Colorado. Other scheduled days are fully remote. This
schedule could change depending on the needs of the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand, walk, use hands to touch, handle or feel, and
talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and
Ability to spend long durations of the workday in front of a
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
and ability to adjust focus.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION &
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
Have at least 2 years of professional work experience.
Higher education experience and knowledge of FERPA preferred.
Prior experience using Salesforce or similar CRM, Campus Nexus or
similar CNS, and TES College Source are preferred, not
CSU Global offers employer contributions to
medical, dental, group life, AD&D coverage, Wellness benefit
and training & development opportunities. Additional employee-paid
benefits are available for vision, FSA/HSA, voluntary life, and
voluntary AD&D coverage, critical illness and accident
insurance. CSU Global also offers a 401a retirement account with a
generous employer match, 100% tuition assistance for CSU Global
programs (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees), paid sick time, paid
vacation time, and 10 holidays per year. CSU Global employees are
state employees and have access to the Colorado State Employee
Assistance Program (C-SEAP) resources. Discounted pet insurance is
Applicants who advance through the hiring
process will be asked to participate in the following: a
pre-recorded video, job skills demonstration, and live interview(s)
through video or in-person. The candidate appointed to the
role(s)will be asked to complete and pass a background check.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable
accommodation under the terms of the American with Disabilities Act
and certain state and local laws. If you require an accommodation
to CSU Global’s hiring process, please respond email
StaffRecruiting@csuglobal.edu or call us at
Colorado State University System is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all
Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders
regarding affirmative action requirements. In order to assist
Colorado State University System in meeting its affirmative action
responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women, and other protected
class members are encouraged to apply and to also identify