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Student Admissions

Knowledge of educational curriculum and student admissions systems; ability to determine and select potential candidates in a specific admissions qualification system.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Identifies the roles and responsibilities of student admissions in the education system.

Discusses major activities and processes involved in a student admissions system.

Gathers criteria for selecting qualified students through a student admissions system.

Defines resources and other input needed for student admissions operations.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Operates a student admissions system and complies with standard policies and regulations.

Explains university application requirements and processes to potential students.

Provides potential candidates with correct curriculum information for the university's courses.

Selects potential students for the university based on their qualifications and sends out offers.

Inputs students' application information into the university information database for record keeping purposes.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Manages the student admissions system and coordinates relevant resources.

Evaluates the usefulness of student admissions criteria based upon accepted students' performance in the university.

Foresees problems and barriers that could impact the efficiency of student admissions activities.

Recommends improvement plans for the university's student admissions system.

Coaches others on dealing with special cases in the student selection process.

Reviews admissions statistics and evaluates the accuracy of student admissions processes.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Plans future initiatives for the university's student admissions system.

Establishes operational processes, system policies, admissions criteria, etc., of the student admissions system.

Monitors other universities' student admissions requirements and systems.

Develops operational strategies for the university's student admissions system.

Builds new admissions requirements to attract more outstanding students.

Advocates the values of a high quality student admissions process throughout the university.

Interview Questions

  • Describe common problems that occur in student admissions activities?
  • Describe your university's student selection criteria.
  • Can you describe the academic performance of students whom you selected last year?
  • Describe recent trends for a student admissions system?
  • How did you deal with a special case in the student selection process?

Titles with Shared Competencies