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Laramie, WY 82071-2000
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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Admissions Representative

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3012

UW Job Family: 35

SOC Code: 21-1021

Pay Grade: 19

Date: July 01, 2006

Job Purpose:

Represent and give information about admission to the University to prospective students, their parents and transfer students within Wyoming and across the country; assist with development and implementation of student recruitment strategies, as directed; assist with planning, coordinating and supervising specific admissions programs or projects.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


1 year work-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • University-related programs such as financial aid, housing, registration and records, and academic advising.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Proper techniques for lifting and moving 50 pounds.
  • Planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Admissions policies and eligibility requirements.
  • Project planning, coordinating, and implementation procedures.
  • Customer service standards and procedures.
  • Budget/fiscal management.
  • Data collection, reports preparation, and statistical analysis.
  • Student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Programs/services available to university students.
  • Community outreach practices.
  • Innovations and current trends in university admissions.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
  • Lift and move 50 pounds.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Effectively supervise, evaluate and set work schedules for students.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as in a public setting.
  • Make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments with skills in gathering data, compiling information, and preparing reports.
  • Complete moderately complex administrative paperwork.
  • Perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects with skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Analyze and solve problems and to make evaluative judgments.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Manage databases, maintain records, word processing and data entry.
  • Travel from location to location.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Interview prospective students and discuss University admission requirements, financial aid policies, residency requirements and University policies and make initial determinations concerning admission status.

Assist with planning, coordinating and supervising specific programs or projects, as assigned.

Assist in planning and implementation of recruitment/admission strategies.

Work collaboratively with other campus departments, staff and faculty in administering admissions and recruiting programs or projects.

Assist with planning, organizing and operating orientation programs, and other recruiting events.

Assist in preparation of a variety of recruiting/admission publications.

Supplemental Functions:

Provide data collection, program statistics, prepare reports and maintain program files.

Respond to general correspondence, as directed, and assist with the preparation of newsletters for prospective students.

May attend professional development workshops relating to admission.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.  Frequent travel in designated geographic area.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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