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Admissions Specialist job in Columbia

Laureate Education jobs
Maryland (MD), Columbia
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Education & Training
Company Name:  Laureate Education

Country:  United States
State / Province:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Columbia


  • Reviews all applications and helps to administer the admissions decisions process as developed and defined by the individual Schools. Special admissions cases and requests for exceptions to policies will be reviewed by the Manager of Admissions, and in ambiguous cases, the Faculty Chair/Dean and/or campus Provost will make the final determination.

  • Awards transfer of credit based on standards and guidelines developed by the Schools, and communicates award to students and appropriate administrative offices.

  • Provides unofficial assessment of transfer of credit for prospective students.

  • Communicates with potential students on admission requirements, policies and procedures, transfer of credit, and related issues.

  • Responds to inquiries from students, faculty and internal student service groups.

  • Administrates the transcription of transfer awards into the student information system once official evaluations are completed.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Must have at least 2 years Higher Ed experience within an Admission, Academic Advising, or Registrar Office.

  • Ability to evaluate student transcripts and records

  • Skill in the use of computerized systems and databases

  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports

  • Organizing and coordinating skills

  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures

  • Excellent written communication and oral presentation skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment

ref: (SB_9276)
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