The Student Enrollment Assistant will be a member of the operations team within the Admissions Office. The Admissions team is responsible for recruiting, selecting and enrolling new students to Lafayette College. The Student Enrollment Assistant has responsibility for importing data files, data entry and clean-up, emails and mailings in regard to student inquiries, applications, decisions and enrollment processes. This individual will also support several admissions territory managers in support of their recruitment travel. The support includes mailings to high schools and to prospective students, and updating our CRM with the appropriate student interactions. This person will also provide clerical and project support for the admissions office relating to specific programs and responsibilities, including assisting with onsite event registration. In addition, there will be opportunities for cross-training to support others within the admissions team.

Must demonstrate:
• attention to detail and accuracy
• ability to prioritize multiple tasks
• communicate in a timely and professional manner with prospective students and their parents, guidance counselor and current students
• ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
• positive attitude and ability to provide outstanding customer service to external constituents
• ability to work in a team, as well as independently with minimal supervision
• expertise with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel and Access) and Google Suite (drive, doc, sheet, calendar and email)
• aptitude to learn other technical applications, specifically Slate (our CRM) and Banner.

This union position is 0.75 FTE with the core work weeks beginning in late August to mid- May. Additional hours will be scheduled as needed with advanced notice given. The individual reports to the Manager of Admissions Operations and Technology.

It is the College’s intention to fill job vacancies from within the College before hiring new employees, providing employees are available with the necessary qualifications. Internal candidates who make application within 3 working days following the posting, will be considered first. Applications from candidates not currently employed by the College will not be considered in the first 3 working days following the posting and will only be considered if there are no qualified internal applicants.

Must provide your Lafayette College ID number (L#). If you do not know your Lafayette College L number, please call Human Resources at (610) 330-5060.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:

Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is responsive, inclusive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.