Administrative Assistant, Full-time

Job Description

The College of Westchester is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to work in our Admissions Department.  This position provides administrative support to the department as directed by the Admissions Operations Manager. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enter applicant information and appointments into the computer.
  • Request and evaluate high school and college transcripts, diplomas and GED diplomas
  • Write and mail all admissions correspondence with regard to prospective students.
  • Update student information in student database
  • Provide weekly progress reports
  • Audit overall integrity of applicant data
  • Assist with weekly meetings
  • Cover front desk/receptionist duties as needed
  • Provide general administrative support to supervisor and department members
  • Organize files
  • Special projects, when assigned.
  • Assist with student events, such as:  Open Houses, Scholars Award Reception, student social events, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree Required, Bachelor’s preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, social media, chat and texting required
  • A minimum of three years of administrative support experience required
  • Experience in Higher Education, and specifically in Admissions, a plus
  • Ability to work with students and with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills
  • Must be able to handle confidential information

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Christy Poniros at cponiros@cw.edu.  Only complete applications will be considered and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.