This position oversees, coordinates, and services recruitment of graduate programs at Gonzaga University. The Admissions Specialist is responsible for identifying, mentoring, and recruiting academically qualified candidates into graduate programs in accordance with the mission of the university. The Admissions Specialist establishes and maintains personal and professional interaction with prospective students interested in graduate programs. This position contributes to the institutional goal of increased enrollment by working as a member of a dynamic team for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders.
Two years' experience in admissions, sales, marketing, public relations, program enrollment or a related area with preference given to sales experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, high level of customer service.
Planning and organizational skills, including the ability to maintain records and files.
Ability to work in an environment that requires self-direction and motivation.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize work.
Excellent computer skills.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to work under time pressures and deadlines.
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.