Job Summary/Basic Function: JOBSUMMARY: To provide direct entry of hardcopy and/or electronically received data for all admissions information submitted to Lamar University. Interpret information contained on documents sent to the university, making correct judgments to determine proper classification and placement of the information. Enter, prepare and file all admissions applications, transcripts and documents including, but not limited to, applications for admissions, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED, TST, TAKS and STAAR Scores; high schools transcripts, college transcripts and inquiry correspondence. Review reports that update electronically submitted data. verifying correctness or making necessary co1lections for system.
MAJORDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES: o Review applications, transcripts and documents for the Lamar University entry process o Interpret information to determine proper classification and placement of data o Enter applications for admissions from hardcopy and electronic sources o Enter information from high school and college transcripts o Enter test scores including but not limited to SAT, ACT, ORE, GMAT, TSI, TAKS and STAAR o File and maintain documents o Proofread and email acceptance notices and correspondence to students o Assist students in the admission process o Answer telephones o Provide email responses to admission inquiries o Operate personal computers using SIS standard practices o Inform student of missing documents and incomplete file information o Supervise student workers
Supervision Received: General Supervision. Follows established practices and procedures. Supervisor is usually available.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUMREQUIREMENTS: *Ability to type with high degree of accuracy. *Ability to learn and remember large number of data entry screens *Ability to follow data entry procedures *Ability to locate and recognize data from numerous and non-standard sources *Ability to review information and make independent decisions regarding data to be entered Ability to interact with students and potential students during the data entry process.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or GED required Additional specialized courses such as typing/data entry.
PHYSICALANDMENTALREQUIREMENTS: *Ability to work under stress and meet deadlines. *Ability to interact with diverse populations. *Ability and willingness to provide student-oriented service.
Preferred Qualifications: PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: *Six months data entry or related experience preferred * PC familiarity preferred
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana