Requisition ID:  30295

Online Admissions Coordinator

Job Summary

The Online Admissions Coordinator is a seasoned individual that will support prospective online students and help create a welcoming environment that embraces diverse backgrounds and experiences throughout the admissions process. This includes but is not limited to serving as the primary user of SLATE for admissions data tracking; problem solving with the prospective applicant; assembling and organizing complete applications to be reviewed; and collaborating with teams across Purdue University Online and other campus partners/stakeholders such as the Graduate School, program leads/chairs, and programmatic support. This position will coordinate with faculty, college administrative lead, and program managers to ensure the application and admission processes are carried out efficiently and effectively and that appropriate information is shared. Will interact with individuals to identify and resolve questions and concerns.


This position will be hired as fully remote.

What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma/GED 
  • Three years’ clerical, secretarial, or technology experience 


Skills Needed

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make sound judgements and observe confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to multi-task with interruptions while demonstrating accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines 


What is helpful (Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Professional experience in a service-oriented environment (corporate, retail, university, institutional, etc.)  
  • Student recruitment, enrollment, and admissions experience
  • University experience, especially with Purdue University system tools such as Banner, Cognos, Slate, SharePoint, UniTime, etc.


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

Job Family


Job Sub Family

Program Administration

Employee Class


Career Stream

Compensation Information:
Administrative and Operational Support 3
Pay Band S045
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Job Code #20003937
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Effective August 1, 2022, a background check will be required for all internal employees who have not had one within the last year.