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  Only complete applications will be considered and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.