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Admission Operations Assistant

Mount Vernon, IA

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Admission Operations Assistant

Cornell College invites applications for a full-time admission operations assistant within the Division of Enrollment. The admission operations assistant is responsible for reviewing applications and evaluating them to ensure they meet basic acceptance requirements and enter data into admissions database for review. The position will evaluate high school transcripts for admission equivalencies, manage budget reports for the Vice President and directors, execute audit queries, prepare mailings, and assist with various data and process projects.

About Cornell College:
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Qualifications:
 Four-year degree and one to three years of related experience preferred. A high attention to detail, speed, and accuracy with data entry required. Basic office skills required, including computers and copy machines. Knowledge of database management, Word, Excel, Access, etc. Ability to effectively communicate and interact professionally in a variety of situations, and ability to maintain confidentiality. Fine finger movement is required for typing, data entry, and filing.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.

Posted 04/07/17

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