Position Overview

Admissions officers work in colleges and universities where their work involves reviewing students’ eligibility for courses that they have applied for. They scrutinize documents and organize orientations and also manage other strategic communication programs that may be necessary.

The following resume sample can be used as a base when applying for a position as an admissions officer.



Admissions Officer Resume Sample


Diane Duane

9177 Arizona Place, Cody, WY 77774
(999) 999-9999, Email

OBJECTIVE: To obtain work as an Admission Officer with Cody College utilizing skills in strategic communications along with strong knowledge of student counseling.

• Proven ability to handle all aspects of student eligibility and recruitment
• Extremely skilled in responding to student inquiries and determining backgrounds, goals and objectives
• Hands on experience in creating and implementing educational workshops for the benefit of prospective students
• In depth knowledge of reviewing and making recommendations about applicants

• Accomplished the implementation of a system that takes automated data from applications to separate student applications based on merit
• Conducted fifteen workshops in five years for the benefit of new students

Bayhall University – Cody, WY
Admissions Officer | February 2007 – March 2013
• Analyzed prospective students’ applications for eligibility
• Interviewed students to understand their individualized goals and backgrounds
• Provided advice to students on appropriate programs offered by the institute
• Provided assistance with recruitment activities and admission publications
• Assisted students with completing enrollment documents
• Arranged orientation programs and educational workshops

Cody University – Cody, WY – 2006
Bachelor’s Degree in Education

• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Proactive and detail oriented
• Proven track record of providing exceptional customer services
• Strong interpersonal skills