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Lead Admissions Processor

Requisition ID:  24909

Join Purdue University Fort Wayne:

Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  PFW is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  We strive to add hardworking people to our team and we are currently seeking a Lead Admissions Processor. This job entails leading the admissions Undergraduate Clerk and Undergraduate Specialist, the Lead Admissions Processor will manage the day-to-day operations of the processing team, with an individual focus on international processing for graduate and undergraduate applications. The Lead Admissions Processor will keep abreast of university admissions criteria as well as special requirements within individual colleges and schools. The role will ensure the team processes applications in a timely manner, maintain university systems, and collaborate with the CRM/Slate team and the Office of International Education. 

Your day to day:

  • Lead the undergraduate processing team within the Office of Admissions; and oversee the international application processing. 
  • Analyzes and processes international application checklists, tasks, and files containing admission decisions. Processes letters and related data entry into student information systems. Uses software to review documents. 
  • Review, evaluate, and process admissions documentation (including domestic and international transcripts and certificates, test scores, English proficiency results and waivers and exemptions) ensuring the highest degree of accuracy, and maintaining strict guidelines to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.  
  • Analyzes and process the entry of credit evaluation data. 
  • Conduct academic credential evaluations of international transcripts for undergraduate and graduate applicants 
  • Maintain database of applicants and process their files. 
  • Organize and update transcripts, scores, and other documents 
  • Input and/or extract data from Slate CRM, Banner, Sunapsis, and other Purdue systems. Have a thorough understanding of codes and screens in each. 
  • Supervise and train other support staff including student employees. 
  • Train and assist admissions staff members regarding admissions processing procedures. 
  • Authorized to encumber/release student records according to admissions policies and based on predetermined criteria. 
  • Communicate system problems and suggest workflow improvements. Assist in testing system modifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Why we’ll love you: 

  • You have worked hard to earn a bachelor's degree, although experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. 
  • You have at least four years of experience working with student information systems. 
  • You have supervisory experience.

Why you'll love us:

  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global 
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children 
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available on first day of employment 
  • Additional voluntary benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Support for professional development opportunities 
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background and misconduct check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan 

Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 

May 26, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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