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Senior Enrollment Advisor, UMKC's Office of Admissions, 30500

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Admissions and Enrollment
Hiring Department

Office of Admissions

Job Description

UMKC's Office of Admissions is seeking applications to fill our Senior Enrollment Advisor position.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a strong knowledge of UMKC's programs, policies, awards, values, and distinctions.

  • Review admissions applications, transcripts, and test scores and process for admission

  • Process First Time College and Transfer Applications

  • Monitoring and assisting with prospective student email inbox and telephone calls

  • Coordinate the completion of student files before being reviewed for an admissions decision. 

  • Review when processing all transcripts and test score information and determine if the documents are official or unofficial.

  • Release admit/deny decisions.

  • Provide information to departments on the status of undergraduate applications

  • Calculate GPA for students to assess admissions eligibility. 

  • Gain knowledge of our Slate, Peoplesoft and Perceptive Content data base systems.

  • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff and the community concerning application status and general university information.

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal/presentation skills

  • Perform related duties as necessary including providing assistance for recruiting events and other Admissions Office functions.
  • Other Duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree or 3 years of admissions experience preferred.


$19.00 - $20.00 per hour commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity. 

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). 

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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Benefit Eligibility


We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more. 

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.
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