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Admissions Office – Graduate Assistant

Date: April 2024

Position Title: Admissions Office Graduate Assistant

Department: Admissions Office

Position Requirements and Preferences:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience:
    • Background in administrative work
  • Abilities: 
    • Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgment;
    • Good written and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines;
    • Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential;

Position Summary:
WPU strives to create a vibrant learning community for all of its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, Graduate Assistants will lead by example and help others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.


  1. Work a minimum of 30 hours per week.
  2. Work with admissions counselors, professors, coaches/sponsors to make prospective students’ campus visits positive.
  3. Creating a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for all students and visitors.
  4. Assist with coordination of campus visit days for prospective freshmen and transfer students
  5. Assist with coordination of campus visit days for prospective students in certain academic programs or extracurricular activities (i.e. Nursing Day or Football Recruitment Day)
  6. reate and update student records in database
  7. Monitor inventory of promotional materials; make recommendations for reordering
  8. Represents the University in a positive manner with prospective, current, and former students, employees, and the community.
  9. Demonstrates enthusiasm, self-motivation, and a positive attitude in meeting and dealing effectively and courteously with students, other personnel, and all members of the community.
  10. Works harmoniously with others.
  11. Arrange on-campus accommodations for prospective students
  12. Be a positive role model for students.
  13. Assist with inventory and assessment of equipment.
  14. Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.
  15.  All Other duties as assigned.


Reports to: Director of Admissions

Supervises: Assigned Work-Study Employees

Evaluation: Performance will be the responsibility of the Director of Admissions.

Send cover letter, resume and references to:

Human Resources
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.