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Part-time Admissions Specialist
Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida
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Date Posted 05/18/2020
Admin-Admissions and Enrollment
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Job Status:
Part-time Admissions Specialist
Opportunity Type:
Position Type:
Part-time Technical/Professional
Position Classification:
Home Department:
Office of Admissions
Pay Grade:
Open until filled:
Job Location:
Northwest Campus
Building and Room Number:
Building R, Room 101

Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States.  Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs.  Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity.  A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.  

Compensation: Hourly salary of $18.26-$21.91 as per the Santa Fe College Salary Schedule.  Promotional placement is not limited to the posted salary range maximum.  Compensation package is comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.


Admissions at Santa Fe College facilitates open access by assisting students through the application, admission, registration and enrollment processes.  The Office of Admissions is seeking a part-time Admissions Specialist to guide new and prospective students through SF’s admissions process.   

The part-time Admissions Specialist is responsible for the dissemination of general college information and residency determinations, as well as assisting with other admissions requirements based on Florida Statute and SF College policy.  The part-time Admissions Specialist is expected to work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the various needs of the Office for Admissions.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Support and assist prospective and new students with the admissions process providing guidance, information and resources.
  • Provide outstanding customer services in all areas of admissions, including completion of the admissions application, residency documentation, high school transcripts, placement test scores, etc. to ensure a successful admissions process, as well as statutory compliance.
  • Make residency determinations for in-state tuition and help student document various state requirements for admission to higher education.
  • Serve, monitor, and track students in targeted degree programs from application through end of first term of enrollment to ensure success.
  • Strictly maintain the confidentiality, privacy and security of student records and other sensitive information.
  • Collaborate closely with the Coordinator in all areas related to admissions, assisting with special projects as needed.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Coordinator, Office of Admissions


Required: A Bachelor’s degree in education or a relevant field with two (2) years of experience in admissions, enrollment, advisement, recruitment, counseling, mentoring and/or a related area is required.

Other:  A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred:  Experience with community college and/or university admissions management is preferred, as are multiple language competencies to successfully communicate with a diverse student population.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   This position requires a self-motivated team player with the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships inside and outside of the college, proactively solve problems, prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high level of accuracy.The part-time Admissions Specialist must possess strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills accompanied by exceptional organizational skills, sound judgement, and proficient computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft Suite of Office Applications, as well as other computer applications. The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, as well as a passion for helping students, a commitment to service excellence, and student success  This position must work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment. 

Application Process:  All applicants must create an Applicant Profile to complete the SF Employment Application, submit a letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, well as college transcripts to be considered for this position.  The letter of intent must describe your interest in working as a Part-time Admissions Specialist at Santa Fe College and explain the skills, strengths and experience you would bring to this position. College transcripts are required for any college coursework.  If you do not have college coursework, proof of high school completion or equivalent must be uploaded as unofficial transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.

Contact's Information:
Gayle Jones
Coordinator, Office of Admissions
Required Documents:
Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
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