The Admissions Application Specialist, Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) is a key member of the admissions team and is responsible for recruiting students through the application phase, including application submission, faculty review, acceptance/denial, and confirmation. The Application Specialist also manages the technical side of building and improving the application process for graduate programs at Gonzaga University.
The primary job duties of the Admissions Application Specialist are to ensure applicants to Gonzaga receive excellent customer service and have a seamless and positive experience during the application stages of their admission process. This role is Gonzaga's student-facing representative for prospective students during their application to a graduate program, which includes intentional communication and follow up to convert an applicant to full matriculation.
The Admissions Application Specialist also oversees the graduate application process: partners with GEM Admissions Specialists and the Admission Operations office to ensure collection of all admissions documents in correct formats, facilitates the admissions process with recruitment and retention colleagues, and ensures new student enrollment goals are met. The successful candidate contributes to the institutional goal of increased overall enrollment by working as a member of a dynamic team and leading the application phase of recruiting.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited postsecondary institution.
3+ years of experience in recruitment, sales, admissions, program enrollment, administration, project management or a related area.
Strong skills in communication, organization, and time management.
Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Enjoy working in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked university and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.