University of St. Thomas
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacations, disability, tuition remission and retirement plan

Undergraduate Admissions

University of St. Thomas

Admissions Office Coordinator


The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time Admissions Office Coordinator position. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions.


JOB SUMMARY: This position serves as a member of the enrollment management team and serves as the primary support staff for the Office of Admissions. In addition, the position serves as the chief point of contact for all daily campus visitors and group visits to the University of St. Thomas.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: (other duties may be assigned)


  • Manages and oversees front office functionality.
  • Greets and welcomes all guests to the University of St. Thomas Office of Admissions either in person or through electronic/telephone communication.
  • Manages the Office of Admissions general email inbox, responds to or forwards messages appropriately.
  • Maintains the calendars of all Admissions counselors for scheduling of daily campus visits. In addition works collaboratively across campus to schedule classroom visits, group tours, presentations and other recruitment activities for prospective students and families.
  • Perform other clerical and administrative duties as needed.
  • Answer phones and interact daily with various individuals (students, family members, employees and visitors).



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of administrative assistant experience. Preferably in a higher education setting
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized and effectively coordinate and manage multiple projects and activities
  • Proficiency with productivity software including Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and technical aptitude for use of new software is acquired by the University.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is in an active office atmosphere and one must have the ability to climb stairs and do some light lifting (up to 20 pounds).


University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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