Program Manager - Graduate School Admissions

The University of Cincinnati Graduate School seeks an Admissions Program Manager to manage systems, practices, and communications surrounding multiple aspects of the graduate-student experience. This position will report to the Director of Graduate Studies and will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all other activities.


The Admissions Program Manager is an exempt, salaried position that will serve as the initial point of contact for applicants and students in graduate programs. The range of responsibilities involved in this position offers ample opportunity for learning, challenge, and exposure to the full range of experiences involved in administering a university-level graduate office.


Duties shall include

  • Review and processing of all incoming graduate student transcripts;
  • Assisting in application management across graduate programs;
  • Answering and managing the primary Graduate School e-mail account;
  • Assisting in oversight of student workers to manage office processes;
  • Managing the database of thesis and dissertation committee members;
  • Serving as liason between campus units such as the Registrar and Bursar in order to manage student enrollment, registration, and billing matters;
  • Managing and overseeing the credit-transfer and advanced standing processes for all graduate students, as well as management and oversight of accelerated and dual-career degree programs;
  • Cultivating relationships with graduate coordinators and directors across campus;
  • Other Duties as assigned by department.



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors' degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years’ experience; -OR- seven (7) years’ experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills for a diverse audience
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel skill in pivot tables and VLookups) and Adobe products
  • Demonstrated experience handling complicated databases and secure software platforms (e.g., student databases).


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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University of Cincinnati
Full time
Cincinnati, Ohio 45201, US