Profession admissions coordinator

Admissions coordinators are in charge of the students' applications and admissions to a (private) school, college or university. They asses possible future students' qualifications and subsequently approve or deny their application, based on the regulations and desires set by the board of directors and the school administration. They also assist the accepted students in their enrollment in the programme and courses of their choice.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Assessment processes

    Various evaluation techniques, theories, and tools applicable in the assessment of students, participants in a programme, and employees. Different assessment strategies such as initial, formative, summative and self- assessment are used for varying purposes.

Skills

  • Provide education management support

    Support the management of an education institution by directly assisting in the managerial duties or by providing information and guidance from your area of expertise to simplify the managerial tasks.

  • Provide information on education financing

    Provide information to parents and students concerning tuition fees, student loans and financial support services.

  • Identify education needs

    Identify the needs of students, organisations and companies in terms of provision of education in order to aid in the development of curricula and education policies.

  • Assist students with their enrolment

    Help the accepted students with the enrolment in a certain programme. Prepare legal documents and support the students as they settle in.

  • Assess students

    Evaluate the students' (academic) progress, achievements, course knowledge and skills through assignments, tests, and examinations. Diagnose their needs and track their progress, strengths, and weaknesses. Formulate a summative statement of the goals the student achieved.

  • Manage student admissions

    Assess students’ applications and manage correspondence with them concerning their admission, or rejection, pursuant to the regulations of the school, university or other educational organisation. This also includes obtaining educational information, such as personal records, on the student. File the paperwork of the admitted students.

  • Provide information on school services

    Present information on the educational and support services of a school or university to students and their parents, such as career guidance services or offered courses.

Optional knowledge and skills

secondary school procedures communication oversee extra-curricular activities counsel students manage educational institution's administration use different communication channels office software assist in the organisation of school events kindergarten school procedures education law electronic communication customer service communicate with youth student financial aid programmes education administration primary school procedures use office systems

Common job titles

  • Admissions coordinator
  • Admissions coordinator, ft
  • Admissions recruiter - transfer
  • Coordinator, admissions/registration