Staff Assistant/Admissions Representative - Worcester State University in Worcester Massachusetts

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Worcester State University

Worcester, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

OFFICIAL TITLE:                            Staff Assistant / Admissions Representative

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:            Director of Admissions

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:          May supervise non-professional and/or part time student personnel assigned to the Admissions area.


Assist with planning, organizing, and implementing both on- and off- campus recruiting events for prospective undergraduate students, parents, secondary school counselors, and other individuals or organizations involved with the college selection process; provide counsel and service to prospective students inquiring about admission to the University
Review completed freshmen and transfer application files for admission
Serve as coordinator of the student tour guide program by hiring, training and scheduling student tour guides.  Oversee the campus tour visit experience to ensure a high quality and informative visit experience for prospective students and their families. Work collaboratively with the student ambassadors and coordinate  student ambassador training and scheduling for other admissions related-events, including but not limited to group tours, open houses, and Congratulations Day for accepted students.
Assist with developing and managing the University’s social media and online presence for prospective and admitted students
Promote and maintain continued cooperation with other administrative, that are integrated with the admissions process
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions


1.Bachelor’s degree required
2.Previous experience in admissions or higher education - strongly preferred
3.Willingness to travel extensively, and work evening and some weekends for recruitment purposes; valid driver’s license required
4.Detail-orientated and possess excellent organization skills
5.Outstanding communications skills, both oral and written
6.Outstanding interactive skills; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups
7.High energy, enthusiasm, and creativity
8.Ability to perform duties above with or without reasonable accommodation
9.Ability to work independently or as member of a team

About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a public institution of higher learning set on 58 acres in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to preparing students for personal success, rewarding careers, and effective citizenship in the 21st century. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, biomedical sciences, business, and the health professions.

Additional Information

Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

All applicants must apply online at

Necessary documents for submission include a cover letter, resume, official transcript of highest degree (sent directly from appropriate registrar to address below), and 3 letters of reference signed by hand and dated within the last six months.

All information which can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508.929.8163, emailed to, or may be sent to the following address:

Director of Human Resources
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602-2597

Keyword Phrases

  • Staff Assistant/Admissions Representative
  • Intellectual Growth
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Residential Environment
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter