Admissions Specialist - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:

This is a 12-month, full-time position in the Admissions Department. This position will report to the Associate Director of Career Services & Admissions. The Admissions Representative will professionally represent Perry Technical Institute’s programs and services to prospective students in individual and group settings. The representative will perform work requiring knowledge and experience that is specific to the Admissions Department. The specialized tasks involve interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations pertinent to the admission of students. Performance of other clerical duties in support of the general office procedures will be integrated into daily tasks. The position requires flexibility, effective communication and presentation skills, circulation of Admissions resource materials, interaction with internal departments and liaison with external school systems and agencies in the development and maintenance of partnerships, and exceptional in-office organizational and multi-tasking abilities.


Duties are performed in an on-campus business office environment. The standard hours of the position will be, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am–6:00pm and 9am–1pm on Friday; however, the hours of the position may vary depending on needs of the department. Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment is a must. Periodic local travel may be required. Occasional lifting of items up to 25 lbs. may be required.

This is a non-exempt, full-time, regular position. Overtime may be required.

WAGE RANGE: $21 - $22/HOUR

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, prescription, 401(k) with profit share and matching, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave, vacation, 12 paid holidays, 4 day work weeks and more.


Associate’s degree or certificate of completion from an accredited career college; or a combination of education and equivalent experience.

Ability to present material in a clear, professional manner.

Skills in the configuration and use of computerized database programs and experience with Microsoft Office programs.

Documented experience operating office equipment such as: computer, multi-line phone system, printer, fax and copy machine.

Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Must be willing to consent to a drug test.


Experience with culturally and economically diverse populations.

Experience in higher education student services.

Experience presenting.


Serve as the information liaison for the entire campus.

Strong, working knowledge and understanding of the objectives, requirements and content of all programs offered by Perry Technical Institute in order to provide complete and factual information to prospective students and other interested parties.

Use organizational skills, assertiveness and attention to detail in daily work.

Use strong written and verbal communication skills in daily work.

Work both independently and as part of a team.

Have good attendance and the ability to work well with others.

Use excellent listening and customer service skills in daily work.

Use excellent telephone skills and etiquette.

Assist Admissions Dept. in planning and scheduling visits to high schools and community events, speak to groups and individuals, and promote awareness of Perry Technical Institute programs.

Distribute resource materials for recruitment of potential students and or groups and organizations.

Process information requests received by phone, e-mail or in person for information regarding current program offerings and the admissions process and respond to general inquiries regarding departmental services and procedures.

Input of new inquiries in the student tracking software ensuring standardization of data entry and attention to detail in a timely manner by entering and compiling data.

Coordinate and schedule individual and group tours.

Guide campus tours.

Maintain and organize department’s inventory.

Assist with campus events—open house, luncheons, tours, meetings, graduation, and other events on campus.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Location: Yakima, WA
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Base Pay: $21-$22/hr

Posted on August 01, 2022

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