Job Description Template: Academic Coordinator

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Academic Coordinator position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Academic Coordinator Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$41,000 - $72,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This introduction perfectly explains what you do and why your company is a great workplace! For example, here's our bio:

Our simple mission is to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR earned the title of "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that impacts the lives of HR pros and employees worldwide.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our Academic Coordinator, you’ll create and maintain positive relationships between students and the school, from the time when they are prospective students until graduation. You’ll develop and plan events, training sessions, and resources to facilitate strong student retention and achievement. You will also work with alumni to foster successful long-term relationships that benefit current students.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Support students throughout their academic and career journeys
  • Collaborate with academic advisors, faculty, students, and administrators
  • Track and update data across systems
  • Lead presentations and workshops for prospective and current students, as well as alumni
  • Develop and implement recruiting strategies to grow enrollment, including attending recruitment events
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders through email, in-person meetings, social media, and phone calls
  • Write, edit, and update admissions information on the school website and in print collateral
  • Plan alumni events for professional development and networking opportunities
  • Maintain contact with alumni to continue to benefit and give back to the school as collaborators, mentors, employers, and donors

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do the job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor's degree in counseling, administration, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in an academic setting
  • Proven history of creating written reports
  • English fluency
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Knowledge of application management software

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Cultural diversity training experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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