OLOL College

Admissions Specialist I

Job Description

Position Title:   Admissions Specialist I
Department: Admissions
Position Status: Full Time, 12 months
Reports to:  VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management 
FLSA Status:  Exempt

General Summary:  This is an exempt position that  represents Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University to prospective students, parents, counselors, and the general public on campus and throughout Louisiana and neighboring states, at various recruitment functions such as high school visits, college fairs, and on-campus visits; participates in recruitment functions and programs as a member of the Admissions Recruitment team; conducts admissions presentations to various populations; advises and counsels prospects, applicants, students, and other interested parties on Franciscan University admissions policies, procedures, requirements, and determinations and advises appropriate actions/options according to individual situations; assists with admission application processing and decision-making; coordinates various admission-related programs and activities; and serves as a resource specialist for communication of complex and sensitive information with respect to the application process and admission to the University.  The incumbent must function in accordance with the philosophy and mission of the University, and must have an appreciation of Catholic higher education and diversity. The incumbent demonstrates professional behavior consistent with the values of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady.

Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a valid LA driver’s license at the time of employment. 
    Prefer: six months to one year of related experience (admissions, outreach, recruitment, marketing, public relations) or a combination of training and experience.

Working Environment:

  • Monday- Friday
  • Regular travel
  • Occasional special events requiring some evenings and/or weekends
  • Office environment

​The person in this position must function in accordance with the philosophy and mission of the University, must display an appreciation for Catholic higher education and must demonstrate a commitment to diversity.

APPLICATIONS:   Candidate review will begin immediately. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
ATTN: Rebecca Cannon
RE:   Admissions Specialist I
5414 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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