Loras College
  • Admissions
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


The Admission Support Specialist is responsible for supporting administrative functions related to the college admission process.  The Admission Support Specialist receives, reviews, and enters data into institutional relational database according to established procedures.  Ensures the accuracy of data and troubleshoots potential problems with data systems. 


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition.
  • Supports essential admission operation functions, including: application processing, data imports, data entry, event and visit management, budget tracking, communication processes and administrative needs.
  • Works closely with the CRM Manager and the admission representatives, providing administrative support concerning the status of applicant files.
  • Collaborates with different campus constituencies concerning student admission records.
  • Responsible for some manual data entry and corresponding data cleanup.
  • Provides phone and front desk coverage to the admission visit office at regular times through the week
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Competency Statement(s)

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
  • Innovative - Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.



Education: Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a busy team environment.
  • Detail oriented, excellent analytical and problem solving skills essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Previous experience in admission and/or application processes strongly preferred.

Computer Skills: 

  • Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge and experience with relational databases and student information systems.
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