Application Mail Processor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Application Mail Processor
Posting Number CSA00104P
Department USD-Cont Distance Ed
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The University of South Dakota’s Division of Continuing & Distance Education is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Application Mail Processor (Senior Secretary).

This position will assist Assistant Admission Officers with processing applications for admission (online UG and on-campus and online GR); aid with assembling and auditing each application for compliance with programmatic and USD admission standards, as well as auditing programmatic recommendations for admission with those admission standards.

Must possess:
Demonstrated computer skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
Knowledge of modern office processes and procedures
Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
Ability to work independently and efficiently
Ability to maintain accurate records and files
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse people

Basic knowledge of higher education systems preferred.

Posting Date 01/29/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 02/05/2018
Advertised Salary
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

8-5, M-F

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires No Requirement
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The Division of Continuing and Distance Education and Graduate School serves graduate, off-campus and distance education students interested in pursuing higher education through the University of South Dakota. The organization also provides oversight for summer school, testing, and other special programs. Off-campus and distance learners study at off-campus centers and through online, web-conference, and correspondence study. Students are full-time and part-time, graduate and undergraduate, and degree seeking and non-degree seeking. CDE/Graduate School has a national reach and serves students throughout the United States and internationally.

Continuing and Distance Education (CDE) has become a major contributor to USD, complimenting on-campus programs well. Off-campus and distance programs, online in particular, have experienced high demand in recent years. As a result, CDE has been characterized by significant growth.

CDE and the Graduate School work with academic units to offer educational experiences which provide true student learning and advanced knowledge and skill through high quality programs. Our fast paced work culture creates the expectation for each staff member to be independently accountable for the areas under his/her direction and to develop professionally to the best of his/her ability.

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Diversity Statement

The Graduate School and CDE are committed to a systematic, intentional, comprehensive, and holistic approach to diversity and inclusiveness. To learn more about USD’s diversity and inclusiveness initiatives, please visit the website for the Office of Diversity.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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  4. Reference List