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Job Description

Level of Position is Dependent on Education and Experience


Associate Admissions Advisor


Education – One year postsecondary education (equivalent to 30 semester hours/45 quarter hours successfully completed)


Experience – 1 years of admissions, customer service, or administrative experience, or any combination


Admissions Advisor


            Education – Associate degree (or comparable)


            Experience – 1 years of admissions experience


Senior Admissions Advisor


            Education – Bachelor’s Degree


            Experience – 2 years of admissions experience


 Executive Admissions Advisor


            Education – Bachelor’s Degree


            Experience – 5 years of admissions experience




The Admissions Advisor advises and enrolls students in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the university.  The Admissions Advisor demonstrates a caring and supportive attitude toward prospective and enrolled students, while assisting them in achieving their educational goals.


 Skills and Attributes


The Admissions Advisor must possess the following skills and attributes: student-oriented attitude; integrity; professionalism; strong work ethic; excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills; adaptability; and willingness to learn and improve in all aspects of the position.


Essential Functions


The Admissions Advisor performs the following essential functions:


  1. Contacts prospective students who have expressed interest in pursuing postsecondary education.
  2. Advises prospective students about the opportunities provided by National American University, including complete and accurate information about its academic programs and support services.
  3. Enrolls students and regularly communicates with them during the enrollment process.
  4. Facilitates communication between students and Academics, Learner Services, Financial Aid, and other university departments during each student’s first academic term.
  5. Achieves and maintains a general knowledge of academic programs, including new programs and curriculum requirements.
  6. Acts with the highest integrity and professionalism in performing duties and responsibilities, and complies with all ethical standards set forth in the Admissions Code of Conduct and the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
  7. Complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and all other applicable legal requirements and university policies and procedures.
  8. Serves a number of students commensurate with the level of this position, and maintains acceptable student satisfaction levels.
  9. Develops and maintains professional relationships with current students, graduates, and business and community contacts.
  10. Documents all required activities and maintains current and accurate records and reports in accordance with university policies, procedures, and practices.
  11. Participates in periodic training and professional development activities.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.





Job Requirements

Required Work Hours

Forty hours per week during daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Scheduled work hours may change. Overtime may be required, or permitted with prior approval.


Reporting and Supervisory Responsibilities

1.  Reports to the Director of Admissions or Associate Director of Admissions.
2.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



Periodic travel, including airline travel and overnight stays, may be required.


Note:  This position description does not list every activity, duty, and responsibility of the position and may be altered by the university at any time.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Customer Service, Entry Level, Sales
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
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