Lead Admissions Enrollment Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
04 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Graduate School
Graduate Enrollment Services
Full/Part Time:


The Office of Graduate Enrollment Services is looking for an enrollment coordinator to serve in a leadership position for graduate admissions processes. This role supervises the admission enrollment coordinators in Graduate Enrollment Services and serves as the first point of contact for questions at campus admission offices, communicates in various forms with internal staff regarding application issues/enhancements, reviews graduate program proposals for admissions emphasis, and serves on Graduate School and University committees. Responsibilities include the following duties: oversee all matters pertaining to a graduate student’s academic record from admission to graduation; interpret and enforce Graduate School policies and procedures to applicants, students, faculty and staff; research and evaluate foreign and domestic educational documents to determine academic admissibility; conduct training and workshops on Graduate School policies and procedures; provide continuous guidance to graduate program staff in college departments; ensure that specific requirements for specialized programs such as Integrated Undergraduate/Graduate and Joint Degree programs are being handled in accordance with prescribed procedures and degree requirements while resolving any discrepancies; analyze and review graduate student records to confirm eligibility for conferral of degrees; compose memos and letters to students, faculty and staff; assist with functions pertaining to the commencement ceremony; represent the Graduate School at community programs and fairs. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in higher education and using student information systems (e.g., PeopleSoft or LionPATH) is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Requires excellent judgment in problem solving.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088