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Admissions Representative

Apply now Department: 3670010080 Grain Science & Industry
Job no: 514517
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Office / Clerical, Student Affairs / Services, Food Science
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

The Admissions Representative will execute the department’s marketing and recruitment plan. This position will be dedicated to the department’s mission and goal, providing leadership and managing activities related to marketing and student recruitment. This position will be the primary point of contact for prospective students, faculty, recruitment committee, UG teaching coordinator and the department head; represent the Department of Grain Science and Industry (GSI) at on-and off-campus recruiting events.

This position will be responsible for the coordination of on-campus visits and events (in-person and virtual) for prospective students. This includes meeting with prospective students and their family/guests, developing and arranging visits with GSI faculty advisors, creating new and innovative experiences for prospective students, and coordinating department efforts with the College of Agriculture and K-State Office of Recruitment and Admissions.


Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of post-baccalaureate relevant work experience
  • Broad base knowledge of grain processing and related fields
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and within groups
  • Experience working with college or high school students
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and/or Communications
  • Experience as admissions representative, academic advisor, recruiter, or events coordinator  

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends. Travel both in-state and out-of-state is required. Valid driver’s license upon employment. 

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references (names, phone numbers, emails)

Screening of Applications Begins:

For best consideration, apply by February 13, 2023.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$46,000 - $55,000  ($22.12-$24.04 hourly)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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