Job Description

Posting Date Job Number Job Title Revision Date Category Type Status
11/22/2016 180-16 Coordinator, Admissions - DCFMA 06/19/2017 Staff Full-Time Closed to Further Applications

Please submit a resume with Job No. 180-16. Instructions to complete the application are provided in a PDF format at the bottom of the recruitment posting. A link to upload a resume and/or other support documents is provided within the body of the online application. Please note that application materials must be completed in its entirety in order to be considered for the recruitment pool.

The Admissions Coordinator participates in the entire undergraduate and graduate admissions process for Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (DCFMA). Under the direction of the Dean and Assistant Director of DCFMA Admissions, duties include coordinating processes for reading and reviewing applications, maintaining and analyzing reports, communicating regularly with the university admissions office, responding to inquiries, maintaining current admissions information on the website and participating in recruitment events. . This position also assists with the administrative duties and admissions process for the Dodge College Summer Film Academy. Additional duties as needed.



Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Two (2) years of experience in providing support in a professional office (academic setting preferred).  Proven ability to handle simultaneous deadlines, communicate effectively and maintain a positive composure. Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse constituents at all levels. Strong technical skills to learn and use Chapman’s enterprise applications and departmental tools. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and web applications. Analytical skills to interpret and report data, with the ability to solve problems and provide accurate information and recommendations.  Interest in higher education admissions process.  Skills in record maintenance.  Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Self-motivated with initiate and ability to work as part of a team. Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy, maintain confidentiality and follow FERPA regulations.

Desired: Basic knowledge of Dodge College and Admission policies and eligibility requirements. Knowledge of film and media arts. Experience with recruiting and event management.

Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.

Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidate.


Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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