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Admissions Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Admissions and Enrollment

Job Description

Serves as the Admissions Coordinator for all aspects of veterinary admissions, including: pre-vet advising and training of advisors; serving as the chief recruitment officer by traveling to various educational institutions to present information about the College and its programs to attract quality students, including those from underrepresented and underserved populations; manages and trains the Admissions Ambassadors and Student Ambassadors in the DVM program; coordinates and facilitates DVM admissions interviews; coordinate and facilitates accepted students visit days; is fluent in technologies used for scheduling and virtual information, interview, and application review sessions; functioning as an integral part of the Academic Affairs Staff through planning of and participation in recurring events throughout the year; performs other duties as assigned. Reports to the Director of Admissions and provides additional support to theAssistant Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of admissions policies and practices; ability to analyze transcripts, manage databases, ability to review data to make evidence based decisions, and produce detailed, reports; excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to learn and effectively use technology; strong public speaking skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in related field. Previous experience in the admissions process for higher education; experience interacting with and managing students; experience interacting and working with faculty and other staff in higher education; knowledge of and experience with the veterinary profession

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Pay Band 3; Salary

Review Date

November 1, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Shelby Stegall at jshel87@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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